restrict frequency of login attempts?
cyrusmail at midaliasteel.com
Tue Apr 12 04:17:13 EDT 2005
On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 16:00, Sebastian Hagedorn wrote:
> --On 12. April 2005 15:50:21 Uhr +0800 Justin <cyrusmail at midaliasteel.com>
> > Not sure if it matters a great deal, but is there a way to restrict
> > users from logging in more than x times per hour or similar? I have a
> > number of users who insist upon setting mail clients up to check for
> > POP3 mail every minute; a situation I'd like to remedy.
> % man imapd.conf
> popminpoll: 0
> Set the minimum amount of time the server forces users to
> between successive POP logins, in minutes.
> In our experience this doesn't work very well, because users don't
> understand what is happening.
> Sebastian Hagedorn - RZKR-R1 (Gebäude 52), Zimmer 18
> Zentrum für angewandte Informatik - Universitätsweiter Service RRZK
> Universität zu Köln / Cologne University - Tel. +49-221-478-5587
Thanks Sebastian. At about the same time as your email I got to that
part of man imap :/
What is the error/message that the users see? Is it MUA specific?
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