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Bug 54497 - deliver -m doesn't function correctly
deliver -m doesn't function correctly
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: cyrus-imapd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-10-10 04:59 EDT by Rob Holland
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-16 12:50:51 EDT
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Description Rob Holland 2001-10-10 04:59:54 EDT
Description of Problem:

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How Reproducible:

Always, just install the RPM

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RPM
2. Setup to taste
3. Run "deliver -m <mailbox> <user>"

Actual Results:

Cyrus delivers the mail to the users inbox.

Expected Results:

Cyrus should deliver the mail to the specified mailbox in the users account.

Additional Information:
The user DID have permission to write to the mailbox. If I logged in with an IMAP client I could happily move mail into the mailbox from other accounts.
Comment 1 Bryan O'Sullivan 2001-10-15 23:56:20 EDT
This is an undocumented problem with Cyrus.  Unless the LMTP client is
authenticatred, mailbox delivery happens as "anonymous".  The "deliver" program
cannot authenticate over LMTP, so it *always* delivers mail as "anonymous".

"anonymous" can only deliver mail to a user's INBOX by default.  If you want
"deliver" to be able to drop mail into other mailboxes, you must set the "post"
ACL on each mailbox using the "cyradm" tool.  Something like "sam INBOX.Spam
anonymous p" will do the trick.
Comment 2 David Lawrence 2003-05-16 12:50:51 EDT
Closing as WONTFIX due to end of life of the Power Tools product line. Please
open a new bug report under the Red Hat Linux product if the component is still
included in the base Red Hat distribution.

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