new domains without changes to /etc/kolab/kolab.conf OR "pure" LDAP-only administration

Timotheus Pokorra timotheus at
Mon Oct 14 09:34:05 CEST 2013

Hello Toke,
you are right, it is a different situation.
I have to admit that I never tried shared folders on my multidomain setup.
So this is still something open.
I am afraid at the moment I will not look into it, other things todo.


On 10 October 2013 22:47, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at> wrote:
> Timotheus Pokorra <timotheus at> writes:
>> This also includes a change to /etc/postfix/transport:
> Pretty sure that change pertains to the general domain transport. Which
> works fine after a one-off change. What I'm talking about is the bit
> that makes it possible to create a shared mail folder and assign an
> email address to it. That is read from
> /etc/postfix/ldap/virtual_alias_maps_sharedfolders*.cf
>> Would that solve your issue, or do you need to change postfix
>> configuration for every domain?
> For every domain. Now, it's not entirely impossible that I've done
> something weird, but I managed to get the shared folder stuff to work by
> a combination of the following:
> 1. Change the virtual_alias_maps_sharedfolders*.cf mentioned above to
> have result_format = shared+shared/%s
> 2. Manually set an appropriate "Target IMAP folder" in the webinterface
> when creating the shared folder. So for example, I'm creating a shared
> spam folder for each domain, which has a delivery address of
> spam at; I then set the 'Target IMAP folder' to also be
> "spam at", which creates the folder shared/spam at
> which shows up as a shared folder as it should.
> 3. Add the line 'shared at lmtp:unix:/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp'
> to /etc/postfix/transport (for each domain) which works with the
> result_format specified above to have shared folder mail delivered to
> Cyrus.
> It's the third point I'm referring to. This needs to be done for every
> domain, even though the user part is hard coded. Presumably, it would be
> possible to use a postfix ldap setup similar to that of
> to output a fixed transport for every domain, but I haven't found a way
> to limit that to a specific user part. I.e. what I'd like to do is
> lookup the domain part in ldap and if found output a fixed transport
> string, *but only if the user part is 'shared'*. That last part
> (matching the user part to a fixed string), I can't find a way to do
> with postfix's ldap_table stuff. So instead, the manual modification for
> each domain is required.
> I hope the above explanation makes sense. And if it's just me who have
> done things in a weird way, I'd be delighted to hear it. :)
> The above solution is adapted from this, btw (which didn't quite work
> for me out of the box, hence the adaptation of the ldap .cf):
> -Toke

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