On 13 Dec 07, Rick Widmer wrote: > > > Luciano Bolonheis wrote: > >Hi, > >i installed vpopmail on a server and now other person wants to > >authenticate a software he is developing in the vpopmail database. He > >is coding in Java. > >Can anyone tell me how can he do it ? The function to use, or the > >method used by vpopmail... > > It depends on which back end you are using. If it is a sql database > like mysql or posgresql use Java to connect to the database. If you are > using the cdb back end use Class Cdb: > > http://www.strangegizmo.com/products/sg-cdb/doc/com/strangegizmo/cdb/Cdb.html > > In general idea is to just access the database directly and check the > password either in the query, or looking at the returned data.
I would prefer to use password checking from vpopmail like you do with qmail if it is possible: /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd /var/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw /bin/true So you software will not depend on the backend you are using or any other changes. Best, Hartmut !DSPAM:47625cd432007811420334!