automating administrative tasks in Cyrus 2.1.15

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Thu Nov 20 17:51:21 EST 2003

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Andrew Morgan wrote:
> It depends what you are trying to do...  It is pretty easy to call
> reconstruct once for each user just by feeding a list of usernames to a
> shell or perl script.
> We do all of the "regular" administration tasks here using perl scripts
> and the IMAP::Admin module.  Simple things like creating mailboxes,
> deleting mailboxes, changing quotas, listing quotas, sending quota
> warnings, listing folders, granting access, and so on.  I don't mind
> sharing these tools if people are interested.

I for one would definately be interested.  I'm particularly curious about
how you handle authentication, but this is probably explained in the
documentation for the IMAP perl module, which I didn't take a look at.
Well, I guess I'm assuming that this module is documented somewhere -- it

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