Postfix 2.5 Virtual AND Local Domains and Users

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by rumak18, Apr 28, 2010.

  1. rumak18

    rumak18 New Member

    i've already read a lot of texts about this topic, but i've never achieved to run my server as requested. I run postfix on SUSE Linux 11.
    I've got several registered domains
    with subdomains running on my postfix.
    So far, i've always added a system account user for each e-mail address in my mail domain (Let's call it
    Now we will get new customers and i want to use a completely new domain for these new customers called This time, i don't want to use local system accounts for each users. I've already have enough users in my /etc/passwd. So the best solution seems to use virtual mailbox domains. I've already tried some configuration but never succeeded.
    Look at my
    As you see, i already use the "virtual_alias_maps" for mapping real email addresses to forged addresses , because i have to separate them laterwards with a special POP3 Listener.
    As far as i know, i need the following settings in my (Eventually i'm wrong) :
    But here again, the virtual_alias_maps would use my existing virtual file and this is not what i want, as i mentioned before. The final question is:
    How can i add this second new domain using virtual domains and virtual users , but keeping the local domains/users and settings as they are.

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