Mapping other Inbox method (symlink vs ACL)
skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de
Wed May 6 06:15:31 UTC 2015
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On Tue, 5 May 2015, Kevin Laurie wrote:
> I am trying to map a account(bob at mydomain.com) to help at mydomain.com. I
> would like him to see/access Inbox,Sent,Junk,Trash of
> help at mydomain.com . What would you reckon would be the best way to do
> this? ACL or Symlink?
to suggest a "best way" we would need to know more about your Dovecot
> With symlink, I dont think I will be able to set permissions.
What permissions you are talking of?
> Is it possible to use ACL to get the entire email account access(the
> inbox, junk, sent etc.)?
With ACLs help can allow bob to access selected mailboxes with selected
IMAP permissions, if bob may access the mail storage of help on file
system level. ACLs are more powerful, but require more setup.
I use both ways:
ACLs to share mailboxes in general, which appear in the users branch, and
symlinks to place SPAM reporting mailboxes right into the namespace of
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