Largo is my girlfriend and my Bitch(tm) ;)

and the reason why i do this reply is cause you didn't reply to the mailinglist, you 
replyed directly to me ;)

so ppl in the list, read below....

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mustafa Hashmi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Raboo Treed" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 9:31 PM
Subject: Re: [vchkpw] alias support via vpopmail in PHP


> On Tue, 15 Oct 2002 02:07:10 +0200
> "Raboo Treed" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 
> > well as my friend largo nicely put it
> > 
> > 01:13 < Iargo> --enable-valias=y
> > 
> 
> thanks, This largo guys sounds very clever ;)
> 
> P.S: though I have valias support enabled and it seems to be working fine (can use 
>command line valias to add re-director (as well as test it), php refuses to add 
>support for it. Have re-built from clean tree sources for vpopmail as well as php, no 
>luck. 
> 
> Though not a vpopmail problem, if anyone has any idea why this may be, I'd 
>appreciate it some guidance.
> 
> -mustafa.
> 
> >  
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Mustafa Hashmi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 5:40 PM
> > Subject: [vchkpw] alias support via vpopmail in PHP
> > 
> > 
> > > Hi all,
> > > 
> > > We have moved to qmail / vpopmail completely and it's working very well for our 
>needs. We run a control panel written (in-house) in php which used to take care of 
>adding / deleting users before we had moved to vpopmail.
> > > 
> > > The new mail server however works in a jailed freebsd environment and does not 
>offer direct access to commands, and in our limited environment, we don't want to 
>offer qmailadmin to our clients.
> > > 
> > > I decided a good way to link our control panel to the new mail server using 
>php's internal vpopmail functions would be via an xml gateway. One sends 
>authenticated internal posts (via ssl) to the this gateway -- the gateway is running 
>as vpopmail and carries out the requests. The response is sent back to our control 
>panel as an xml document. This solves many issues and offers great flexibility. I 
>finished implementing the code yesterday and it's all working well.
> > > 
> > > Enough with the background, on with the problem.
> > > 
> > > The valias function is not support by php as the functionality is left out of 
>vpopmail itself (please correct me if I am wrong), and I the way around this, as far 
>as I can figure out, is writing a .qmail-user file in the domains/domainname.com 
>directory with the | vdelivermail line for the new email address.
> > > 
> > > As the (xml) server is running as vpopmail, this is hardly a problem to do -- 
>however, I was curious if this would be the most sound method. What do you guys 
>think? Am I overlooking something very obvious or is writing a file manually a good 
>solution?
> > > 
> > > I appreciate your comments.
> > > 
> > > Best regards,
> > > Mustafa.
> > > -- 
> > > "If I knew I'd live this long, I'd take better care of myself."
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> "If I knew I'd live this long, I'd take better care of myself."
> 



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