Re: Easy way to control .forward files?
On Thu, 24 Oct 2002 09:17:36 -0700
"Tony Wasson" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am looking for a way for our users to control their .forward file.
> We currently don't allow any interactive logins (ssh) by setting the
> shell to/bin/false. We're looking seriously at the spamc/spamd portion
> of SpamAssassin. I'd like for users to be able to tune their settings
> Does anyone have ideas? Can anyone report on the usermin-forward
> package? My ideal 'user page' would have options to:
> 1) Change your password
> 2) Turn on/off spam tagging
> 3) Turn on/off virus scanning
> 4) Forward email to a different account
> 5) Set an vacation auto-reply (optional)
> Is there something out there, or should I cobble my own tools
The closest I could get is Postfix + MySQL and a home-written web
interface to feed MySQL, each user having his own passwd to the web
interface (you can probably do the same with LDAP) + tpop3d compiled
with MySQL support.
This way your have #1 and #4.
For #2, I'm planning to use procmail / spamassassin. Patches for
procmail+MySQL are available here : http://www.posixnet.org/index1.html.
For #3, which anti-virus are you using ? *If* it acts like a SMTP server
and *If* you can set a per-user-relayhost on postfix, then the MySQL
solution *should* be OK.
Another solution could be to redirect firstname.lastname@example.org to
email@example.com for users who want some virus scanning.
#5 is still an unexplored ground to me (I tend to hate auto-replies because
having a clean configuration seems to be nearly impossible to me)
And I'd add #6 : per-user quota support... Nothing really obvious to do that
Good hunt for solutions. I'd appreciate to hear about the solutions you've found.
- Postfix+MySQL http://kirb.insanegenius.net/postfix.html
- tpop3d http://www.ex-parrot.com/~chris/tpop3d/