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295680Re: email address (user@domain.tld) as username?

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  • DTNX Postmaster
    Sep 27, 2013
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      On Sep 27, 2013, at 11:32, Tomasz Chmielewski <tch@...> wrote:

      > On Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:15:43 +0200
      > DTNX Postmaster <postmaster@...> wrote:
      >> Unless those users also need some system level access, this is where
      >> you use virtual domains. Use the software as intended, read the
      >> fabulous manual on how to set up virtual domains and their users;
      >> http://www.postfix.org/VIRTUAL_README.html
      >> If you really do have a valid use case for system users, you need to
      >> create individual, unique users such as 'test1', 'test2' and so on,
      >> and route incoming mail to the appropriate account. See the above URL
      >> for more information on how to do this.
      > The URLS says:
      > As a system hosts more and more domains and users, it becomes
      > less desirable to give every user their own UNIX system account.
      > I agree.
      > This system will however host 5 or so email accounts, that number
      > will not grow, and I'd rather avoid extra complexity virtual setup
      > brings (as virtual users for Postfix is one, and matching virtual users
      > for the POP/IMAP server is another thing).
      > To sum up: there is no way for Postfix to map "user@..." email
      > to "user@..." system account - did I understand correctly?

      Yes. The simple solution for your use case is on that same page;


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