Disable alias login

Revision as of 18:02, 28 June 2021 by Amolmistry (talk | contribs) (Enable or Disable login using alias account)

Enable or Disable login using alias account

   KB 24320        Last updated on 2021-06-28  

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  • Users those are Ability to Enable or Disable login using Alias account.


Execute the below command on the respective mailbox server to check the current status first. It will show TRUE or FALSE.

 zmlocalconfig alias_login_enabled

Execute the below command to disallow login to alias account.

 zmlocalconfig -e alias_login_enabled=false 

Execute the below command to allow login to alias account

 zmlocalconfig -e alias_login_enabled=true 

After making False/True, make sure to restart mailbox services.

 zmmailboxdctl restart

Refer /opt/zimbra/log/audit.log, upon login using alias account the log entry should show something like this.

2021-06-28 23:14:25,104 WARN  [qtp1225197672-333://localhost:8080/service/soap/BatchRequest] [name=alias-user@example.com;oip=;ua=zclient/8.8.15_GA_3991;soapId=c2df7e2;] security - cmd=Auth; 
account=original-user@example.com; protocol=soap; error=authentication failed for [alias-user@example.com], alias login not enabled.;

Submitted by: Amol Mistry
Verified Against: ZCS 8.8 Date Created: 2021-06-24
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Disable_alias_login Date Modified: 2021-06-28

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