This isn’t required, but highly encouraged. Allow user’s network connection to log in from only specified IPs checks against real remote IP, e. This documentation is for Dovecot v2. Limiting the number of PAM lookups Usually in other software PAM is used to do only a single lookup in a process, so PAM plugin writers haven’t done much testing on what happens when multiple lookups are done. If this was the first passdb, return failure. If you can’t change the script, you can make Dovecot’s checkpassword-reply binary setuid or setgid e. Databases that support looking up everything:
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Other special extra fields. When doing a passdb lookup, e.
User database lookups Usually your SQL database contains also the userdb information. Authenticate against remote IMAP server. Limiting the number of Passxb lookups Usually in other software PAM is used to do only a single lookup in a process, so PAM plugin writers haven’t done much testing on what happens when multiple lookups are done.
You’ll most likely want to use this.
authentication – Dovecot: using a separate passdb per service – Server Fault
Username changing A PAM module can change the username. For a user database, you need to set also uid, gid and preferably also home see VirtualUsers. Dovecot will do round robin load balancing between them.
PAM – Pluggable Authentication Modules
Sign up using Email and Password. This has to be done because Dovecot now uses SSL as default.
Simply adding dovecot user to the mail group does not grant write permission. According to the logs it can’t find the user. Checkpassword combines both the password database and user database lookups into a single checkpassword lookup, which makes the standard implementation unsuitable for a standalone userdb.
It is also a bit faster since it avoids doing the userdb SQL query. However, the Linux-style passwd file has fewer fields than that used by FreeBSD and it will need to be edited if any fields past the first four are needed. These passdb credentials lookups can be implemented the same way as a userdb lookup i.
PasswordDatabase/ExtraFields – Dovecot Wiki
This documentation is for Dovecot v2. Remove ‘ ‘ to use doveot Add this userdb after the prefetch userdb. Your program received a path to checkpassword-reply binary as the first parameter. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Basic Configuration This page tells you the basics that you’ll need to get a working Dovecot installation.
If set, explicitly fails the passdb lookup. Fields that the lookup can return: This allows Dovecot to create the dotlock files, so you don’t need to do anything. If you want to override any settings, use dovecot-lda’s -o parameter e. PasswordDatabase last edited If the user is found from the passdb, the doveecot will fail. Lua script for authentication v2. IP address and verifies the password validity itself. You’ll need to give Dovecot’s mail processes ability to use this group by changing conf.
Return success, don’t dovecog to the next passdb.