Admin API? [Was: Re: shared \seen flags on shared folders]

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at
Thu Sep 2 09:05:41 EDT 2010

On Thu, 2010-09-02 at 14:58 +0200, André Schild wrote:    
> >> It has a sufficiently new cyradm to support sharedseen, but it doesn't seem
> >> to have a web-based way to do this.  
> > This is a constant pain (cyradm isn't very help-desk friendly).
> > Does anyone know of a, even abandoned, project to implement the cyradm
> > capabilities as a network API?  SOAP, XML-RPC, REST, whatever....  It
> > would be really nice to be able to manage a Cyrus server via an API (and
> > make building clients for that task way easier).
> I started a small project a few years ago for this in java...
> It still does what we need (And we don't needed much at that time...)

Interesting,  I'll probably poke at it.

> additionally a search on SF returns a list:

Yep; most of which are completely worthless.  And so many go straight to
building a WebUI that ends up tied into a myriad other things [LDAP,
MySQL, etc...] which ends up not being very general-purpose.

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