sendmail-8.12.6+cyrus-imapd-2.0.17: check presence of the cyrus mailbox during establishing SMTP connection

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu Nov 6 14:26:43 EST 2003

On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, Andrzej Filip wrote:

> > - What would the map name be?  cyrus?  Would it ever change?  Can people
> > envision different types of maps that this daemon would have to support?
> "cyrus" seems to be good default name.
> Let us start with "mailbox presence" checking.

I agree.

> Next version may also:
> * check if mailbox will accpet message of given size based on "SIZE="
> parameter of "MAIL FROM:"
> * take into account who successfully authenticated SMTP session
> [it can make some folders accessible]
> * apply some sieve reject rules based on envelope sender and sending host

This last one might be very hard, especially if rules are based half off
an envelope bit and half off a header bit.  I wouldn't want to think of
trying to run a sieve interpreter with limited information.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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