howto list inactive users in cyrus:

Blake Hudson blake at
Wed Jan 7 12:01:11 EST 2009

I brought this subject up on the list a few times over the years and
never received any interest in updating cyradm/fud to report on the last
pop(login) date correctly.

Rather than try to fix cyrus myself, I decided to write my own script
which tails the mail log and looks for successful pop/imap/smtp logins
and updates our user sql database with the current time and IP the user
used to access his or her account.

If someone were interested in fixing this feature of cyrus it would be


-------- Original Message  --------
Subject: Re: howto list inactive users in cyrus:
From: Wesley Craig <wes at>
To: Joseph Brennan <brennan at>
Cc: info-cyrus at
Date: Friday, December 19, 2008 12:41:18 PM
> On 19 Dec 2008, at 12:38, Joseph Brennan wrote:
>> How about checking the timestamp on the user.seen files?  It seems to
>> get touched at login, even if you don't open a message.
> There's a "last read" timestamp in the seen DB, which is probably  
> more accurate.
> :wes
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