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

Ken Murchison ken at
Wed Nov 5 12:13:43 EST 2003

Igor Brezac wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Andrzej Filip wrote:
>>Igor Brezac wrote:
>>>On Tue, 4 Nov 2003, Andrzej Filip wrote:
>>>>I also thought that "virtusertable like" solutions [periodic dump of cyrus
>>>>mailbox data into existing sendmail databases] are the best but most people
>>>>had wanted "real time" synchronization.
>>>True, this would be a long way of doing things.  Shell/perl/web/etc
>>>scripts can automate the process of managing cyrus mboxlist and sendmail
>>>maps simultaneously thus keeping the two databases in sync "real time".
>>IMHO making cyrus daemon servicing also simple tcp based "map protocol" (to be
>>introduced in sendmail 8.13) is a better way. I bet it :)
> In my opinion it is better if it does more than just the mbox
> verification.  I'd like to see the quota check as well.  I am not sure if
> the "map protocol" allows for multiple return codes rather than just
> yes/no type answer.  Then there is the performance consideration, I would
> hope that the "map protocol" allows for a "persistent" tcp connection.

I'm not sure that a separate daemon for Cyrus is needed.  You can 
already do this by using the LIST and GETQUOTAROOT commands in imapd (as 
an admin).

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