How to delete "proxy" attribute in passdb lookup?

Timo Sirainen tss at
Sun Nov 29 18:25:43 UTC 2015

On 29 Nov 2015, at 19:00, Peer Heinlein <p.heinlein at> wrote:
>> It would probably also be useful to add support for removing a
>> field entirely, such as returning "-proxy" (where the =value would
>> be ignored). I'm not entirely sure how useful that would be
>> though.
> Why don't just enable
> override_fields = proxy=
> so, just use "attribue=<nothing>" to delete it?

There could be some settings which are wanted to be explicitly cleared. For example in dovecot.conf have "mail_plugins=foo" while in passdb it could be disabled with "mail_plugins=". There are probably some better examples.

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