suggestion need to design an email system.
Scott M. Likens
damm at yazzy.org
Thu Sep 18 01:28:58 EDT 2008
I debated writing a gui for Cyrus for administration, but I realized
that people implement Cyrus in so many different ways. Kerberos, LDAP,
*SQL, various forms of PAM. Then you add in virtual domains, and how
you might want alias's and might not, and different MTA support... and I
Creating a basic way to support Cyrus is extremely easy in ruby, has the
ability to create mailboxes easily, delete them, set permissions and set
That would be the basics, but once you create a web-ui to support the
basics. You could write it up in Ruby on Rails in a couple hours to
cover the basics and get the job done. But it's tying the
authentication system and MTA into the app that would be the hassle. :(
(now I write this i don't know why I did... but I did)
J. Bakshi wrote:
> Do Duc Huy wrote:
>> I am in a same situation with you about system components. I have used
>> postfix+cyrus+ldap for email system since 2001 and system performance is
>> still good now. But I have to face with two problems with this system. The
>> first one is GUI for user and administrator.
> The GUI to administrate the cyrus+ldap is really a wanted since long.
> Presently I am using egroupware groupware and it provides emailadmin
> interface to put the cyrus admin user and password. When I create a new
> user, it also creates a mailbox for that user in the cyrus. But running
> a groupware just to administrate the cyrus is more than enough. That's
> why I am looking an interface to do the same. There is web-cyradm but I
> have not found any doc which shows how to configure it to work with
> Ldap. If you find any success with gosa or something else , please let
> us know. we can't overlook the postfix+cyrus+ldap combination because of
> its performance. ldap is first but difficult to design tool for ldap
>> Squirrelmail was helpful enough
>> for user but I have to develop my own administration page for admin
>> purposes. Thanks for the link about Gosa you have sent, I will check it
>> My question is about my second problem. It 's about antispam and antivirus.
>> I have used amavis for spam and virus filter. This can block virus very well
>> but it have no effect in blocking spam mail, I think.
>> So is there any one know about other opensource spam filter products which
>> work fine with postfix+cyrus+openldap and helpful in antispam
> Amavisd-new and spamassasin are your friend.
>> Thanks in advance
>> Do Duc Huy
>> Centre for Development of Information Technology - CDiT
>> Viet Nam Posts & Telecommunications Group
>> Address: 2nd Floor, VCCI Building, 9 Dao Duy Anh str,Dongda dist,Hanoi
>> Tel: (+84) 04 5 742 879
>> Fax: (+84) 04 5 742 857
>> Mobi: (+84) 0904 34 38 38
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: info-cyrus-bounces at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
>> [mailto:info-cyrus-bounces at lists.andrew.cmu.edu] On Behalf Of J. Bakshi
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 1:17 PM
>> To: lartc
>> Cc: Cyrus Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: suggestion need to design an email system.
>> lartc wrote:
>>> well, you can edit the gosa config file to only show you the users and
>>> their e-mail, etc. you're not obligated to use the entire system ...
>>> when install it for clients, i only leave a few pieces of functionality
>>> (so they don't blow their foot off).
>> Thanks, I'll definitely try it.
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