> -----Original Message----- > From: Brian Kolaci [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Wednesday, 08 January, 2003 11:53 AM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] I added a patch that executes a .adduser and .deluser in the domain directory when a user is added or deleted respectively. We use it to send a welcome message and for record keeping (I like to keep a log of when accounts are created/deleted). I first chose the to use a generic welcome message file, but found that file execution was much more flexible.
--a > Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Re: welcome message > > > > I run an ISP also. It would be better to allow > a command line option to the executable. The reason > I say this is that sometimes you want the letter, sometimes > you don't. We happen to put a default letter in the > user's home directory Maildir to welcome them, however > the hosting customers are the ones that got annoyed at > getting the welcome letters. They didn't want each time > they create an email account for their domain to get > any welcome letter. So the welcome letter would be on > a per domain basis. It would be nice if qmailadmin could > get a setting that stated if new users get a message, and > allow the postmaster to construct that message on a per-domain > basis. We just put the letter into the /etc/skel default > home directory so that all new unix users get the welcome > letter. > > Brian > > > > It could be a compile option (like --enable-welcomemsg). We > are an ISP and > > use it for new customers. We have a nice letter typed up that > explains all > > the cool things that we have to offer that they wouldn't know about > > otherwise. Also, when we are setting up someone's email, it > is nice to have > > an email waiting to be received so that you know it worked. > > > > Trey > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "Brian Kolaci" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2003 9:38 AM > > Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Re: welcome message > > > > > > > > > > If you're going to put this in the distribution, make > > > sure that you have to select an option to have the mail > > > delivered. I'm sure many people would *not* want this > > > message in their INBOX. We used to do this an about 85% > > > of our customers complained, so it was removed. > > > > > > Brian > > > > > > > Hi Trey, > > > > > > > > On Wed, 8 Jan 2003 07:56:54 -0600 > > > > "Trey Nolen" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > > > > >>> Is there a way to set a "welcome" message that is > sent when a > > > > >>> postmaster creates an e-mail account? > > > > > > > > >> Modify vpopmail sources for "vadddomain" not only creating > > "Maildir" > > > > >> but copying an e-mail to 'Maildir/new' too. > > > > > > > > > This sure is a pain to do every time you update > vpopmail. I sure > > hope > > > > > this feature gets accepted into the distribution one day.... > > > > > > > > Write the code, write it good, stable and secure, and submit it. > > > > Maybe it's merged with vpopmail-core and no "rewrite" will be > > necessary. > > > > -- > > > > Peter > > > > > > > > > >