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Hi

My Debian Postfix Dovecot mail server is nearly ready for delivery (installed with the latest versions and updates)

Rather than create virtual users (max 30 users), I opted for PAM authentication using system accounts because this allowed domain-less logins, and Usermin password management.

The snag is that Roundcube doesn't allow me to 'add' the @domain extension to the account name.

The result is that emails are then sent from name@localhost and upon arrival they seem to have swapped the @localhost part with the recipient's ISP own @domain

Thus you can't respond to the email, without retyping the correct domain name

I have tried using the following parameters in db.inc.php :

//$rcmail_config['username_domain'] = 'holinice.com';
//$rcmail_config['default_host'] = 'holinice.com';

...but then the user can't log in anymore because the login is seen as name@domain

I even tried to update the email address that is stored in the 'identities' table of the Roundcube database, but again, authentication fails

Any ideas ?

thanks

yann
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After receiving a response from the trac.roundcube.net we made a new attempt at modifying the user's email address in the Identities table present in the Roundcube mysql database.

This time it worked. it isn't an ideal solution but it works.
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by:Yann Shukor
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We were wrong to indicate that manually modifying the the user's email address in the Identities table present in the Roundcube mysql database wasn't a viable option since our last attempt was successful
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