[horde] [Pkg-exim4-users] Exim-dovecot-Horde/imp-Mysql

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Sun Aug 26 17:36:16 UTC 2007

Zitat von Andre Eisvogel <andre at eisvogel.nl>:

> Op woensdag 22 augustus 2007 11:23, schreef Christian Schmidt:
>> Hello Andre,
> Thanks for your response,
>> Andre Eisvogel, 21.08.2007 (d.m.y):
>> > I'm running a linuxbox with ' Dovecot<->Exim<->horde/IMP<-> Mysql ', this
>> > is a very good combination and works excellent for the system users.
>> >
>> > Now I want to change the configuration and authenticate against the mysql
>> > database from horde. That way it is much easy for me to create (virtual)
>> > mail users. I also want to use the mail alias of the horde users for Exim
>> > and Dovecot.
>> >
>> > My questions are; is it possible to use the horde mysql database for
>> > this?
>> Yes - you can (and most probably need to) create additional tables in the
>> horde database. Using the stock horde database would not help you, because
>> horde just uses it as a container to store your users' preferences.
> The existing user_uid and user_pass from the horde database is not enough to
> authenticate a user for Dovecot or Exim? Which additional tables do i have to
> create in the horde database?

This table is enough.

>> > And is it also possible for the mail alias of horde?
>> What is the "mail alias of horde"? IMO, horde in general and imp in
>> special isn't aware of aliases at all.
> It is possible for a Imp user to make an alias for its e-mail address and use
> this to send and receive e-mail. Now I want use this possibility as a
> replacement (or substitute?) for the standard '/etc/aliases' file of Exim.
> Unfortunately I do not know how and where horde/Imp stores these aliases.

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