cyrus-imapd howto - SOLVED!

Aleksandar Milivojevic amilivojevic at
Tue Dec 28 14:56:29 UTC 2004

Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Above site does explain the switches. In the "Installation instructions"
> section you find all information:
> Check the following options of the imapd.conf file. 
> createonpost :  It must be "yes" in order to activate patch operations,
> when an incoming message arrives (LMTP). (default = no)
> [...]

You also need to tell sendmail to first check if the user exists 
(default option for cyrus* mailers is not to check).  Or you will get 
new mailbox created for each and every mistyped and/or nonexistant email 

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