On 13 Dec 07, Rick Widmer wrote:
> Luciano Bolonheis wrote:
> >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:
> 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