This documentation is for Dovecot v2.x, see wiki1 for v1.x documentation.

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/usr/local/etc/rc.d/slapd.sh

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slapd_args="-u ldap -g ldap"

/usr/local/etc/openldap/slapd.conf

include /usr/local/etc/openldap/schema/core.schema

include /usr/local/etc/openldap/schema/cosine.schema

include /usr/local/etc/openldap/schema/nis.schema

password-hash {CRYPT}

pidfile /var/run/ldap/slapd.pid

argsfile /var/run/ldap/slapd.args

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access to dn.children="ou=postoffice,dc=wibble,dc=net"

>>>>>> by dn="cn=dovecot,ou=postoffice,dc=wibble,dc=net" read

>>>>>> by anonymous auth

database bdb

suffix "dc=wibble,dc=net"

rootdn "cn=Manager,dc=wibble,dc=net"

rootpw hemmelighet

directory /var/db/openldap-data

index objectClass eq

/usr/local/etc/dovecot-ldap.conf

hosts = localhost

dn = cn=dovecot,ou=postoffice,dc=wibble,dc=net

dnpass = flop

ldap_version = 3

base = ou=postoffice,dc=wibble,dc=net

deref = never

scope = subtree

user_attrs = uid,homeDirectory,,uid,uidNumber,gidNumber

user_filter = (&(objectClass=posixAccount)(uid=%u))

pass_attrs = uid,userPassword

pass_filter = (&(objectClass=posixAccount)(uid=%u))

default_pass_scheme = CRYPT

user_global_uid = 3000

user_global_gid = 8

/usr/local/etc/dovecot.conf

base_dir = /var/dovecot/

protocols = imap

imap_listen = 192.168.15.32:143

ssl_disable = yes

login_chroot = yes

login = imap

login_executable = /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/imap-login

login_user = dovecot

verbose_proctitle = yes

first_valid_uid = 3000

last_valid_uid = 3000

first_valid_gid = 8

last_valid_gid = 8

valid_chroot_dirs = /var/mail

default_mail_env = mbox:/var/mail/%u # or maildir

client_workarounds = oe6-fetch-no-newmail outlook-idle

mail_save_crlf = yes

maildir_copy_with_hardlinks = yes

mbox_locks = fcntl

imap_executable = /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/imap

auth = default

auth_mechanisms = plain

auth_userdb = ldap /usr/local/etc/dovecot-ldap.conf

auth_passdb = ldap /usr/local/etc/dovecot-ldap.conf

auth_executable = /usr/local/libexec/dovecot/dovecot-auth

auth_user = dovecot-auth

auth_verbose = yes