However you can just add the user to the database without needing to attach
shell at all and have vpopmail create the user the first time the user
email. Makes a lot of sense when your billing system has been modified to do
>From: Paul L. Allen [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Sent: Monday, 27 October 2003 10:08 PM
>To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>Subject: [vchkpw] Re: Inserting new users via mysql-insert
>into the vpopmail database
>Oliver Etzel - GoodnGo.COM \(R\) writes:
>> I want to create new users like [EMAIL PROTECTED] NOT with vadduser
>Why would you not want to use vadduser?
>> BUT with just .
>With just what?
>> Any hints,
>> how I can generate the encrypted password in the column pw_passwd
>> (looks like this $1$S/TPu$GjMMj7yMJqG.0ckx) ???????
>Yes, I could tell you how to do that. But creating an entry in
>MySQL and crypting the password is only part of the process that
>vadduser (or any of the web admin interfaces like qmailadmin which use
>the vpopmail libraries) do.
>It really is easier to use vadduser or link to the appropriate routines
>in the vpopmail libraries (or use one of the webadmin tools). It is
>also safer, because if vpopmail changes in the future, vadduser will do
>whatever is necessary to accommodate that change whereas your method
>(whatever it is) may not.