What to do if authentication failed default: The following passdbs will still verify the password. I am sort of new to commandline, and i find it extremely difficult to find my way between all howto’s.. Simply adding dovecot user to the mail group does not grant write permission. For a user database, you need to set also uid, gid and preferably also home see VirtualUsers.

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This allows Dovecot to create the dotlock files, so you don’t need to do anything.

In particular, it will fail if used directly as a userdb as the field used for home is not in the same place as expected by the Dovecot parser. Postfix master process configuration file. The “args” were not accepted according to the output from dovecot -n As now i installed dovecot 20, with a fresh dovecot. You’ll need to give Dovecot’s mail processes ability to use this group by changing conf.

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Missing args Sep 14 What to do if the passdb lookup had an internal failure default: Return earlier passdb’s success or failure, don’t continue to the next passdb. Multiple passwd files You can use all the variables in the passwd-file filenames, for example: While that stanza often is:: Find Dovecot configuration file location using: In reply to this post by fakessh fakessh fakessh. Space or comma-separated list of auth mechanisms e.


If any of the filters matches, the filter succeeds.

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This file can be used as a passdb: The password field can be in four formats: The passdb backend name args: You should probably make sure that works before attempting encrypted login via SSL etc. This is to give you a basic idea, please do not attempt to copy paste this file, rather try to understand dlvecot.conf.

If only using the result for name: This split of configuration files isn’t a requirement to use, and it doesn’t really matter which. Lua script for authentication v2.

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PasswordDatabase last edited Databases that support looking up everything: Simply adding dovecot user to iss mail group does not grant write permission. Passdb fields paszdb extra fields that are used, unless overwritten by the passdb backend. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. External checkpassword program when used with Dovecot extensions. The password is in the given scheme.


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Set the current authentication state to failure, and continue to the next passdb. Thanx for the help, it feels great to know there are people out there who care, and want to help others.

Authenticate against remote IMAP server. For that i seemed to need a plugin for squirrelmail. What to do if the authentication succeeded default: Using GnuPG with Fedora – http: Skip, if non-empty and the username doesn’t match the filter.