Mailbox last access - most reliable source
Fabio S. Schmidt
fabio at improve.inf.br
Tue Jul 8 12:03:41 EDT 2014
Apropos, is there any way to block access to a mailbox on Cyrus, even if
the user logins successfully? Perhaps there is a way on Cyrus to block new
deliveries to a mailbox or I should handle this on my MTA?
My best regards,
Fabio Soares Schmidt
Linux Professional Institute - LPIC-3
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Active Directory
On 8 July 2014 12:46, Fabio S. Schmidt <fabio at improve.inf.br> wrote:
> Thanks everyone for the answers !
> I will scan the login entries in the syslog and use them. I thought about
> redirecting all the users logins entries to a specific file and then
> develop a script to delete mailboxes that have not been accessed in the
> last 90 days.
> My best regards,
> Fabio Soares Schmidt
> Linux Professional Institute - LPIC-3
> Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: Active Directory
> On 8 July 2014 01:21, Bron Gondwana <brong at fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 8, 2014, at 06:51 AM, Nic Bernstein wrote:
>> > On 07/07/2014 03:12 PM, Joseph Brennan wrote:
>> > > "Fabio S. Schmidt" <fabio at improve.inf.br> wrote:
>> > >
>> > >> I actually need to consider only the last access via IMAP or POP
>> > > protocols.
>> > >
>> > > That can be very misleading, because a device may keep checking for
>> > > mail for a very long time after the user abandons the account.
>> > >
>> > > A recent timestamp on the user.seen file should be good, but that
>> seems to
>> > > update mysteriously sometimes.
>> > The "lastupdated:" field of cyradm's "info mailbox" command will show
>> > the last time the mailbox was updated in any way, so that includes
>> > deliveries. The timestamp of the user.seen file will only reflect the
>> > last time that the seen state of anything in the mailbox changed, but
>> > does not tell you when the mailbox was last accessed.
>> > I think you'd need to derive this information some other way, such as
>> > from authentication logs. Of course the reliability and accessibility
>> > of that will depend on your authentication mechanisms.
>> I would go by entries in the syslog. We run a custom saslauthd, which
>> logging, so we get it from there - but this is what shows up in syslog:
>> imap: login: HOST [IP] user at domain plaintext User logged in
>> You can scan those and use them.
>> Bron Gondwana
>> brong at fastmail.fm
>> Cyrus Home Page: http://www.cyrusimap.org/
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