On Wednesday 08 September 2004 12:03 pm, Jesse Guardiani wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 September 2004 12:42 pm, Ken Jones wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Here is something we built into vpopmail for sites like yours.
> >
> > Use mysql on the email server. Have the billing system
> > insert an entry in the vpopmail table, leaving the directory
> > field blank. vpopmail will automatically create the users
> > directory and update the database when any program
> > tries to deliver mail to the user, or authenticate as the user.
> >
> > If the mysql connection fails, write the user information to
> > a flat file. Then have a cron job check for updates to the
> > file and send them over to the mysql server when it becomes
> > available.
> That's neat. In which version was this feature added?

I'm not sure. A couple years ago at least. 

Another alternative is to use the new vpopmail daemon running
under tcpserver. It uses simple text commands. 
Authenticate, then add/delete users, or whatever.


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