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Forum OpenACS Q&A: UW IMAP + Qmail + postgres?

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Posted by good bye on
has anyone successfully set up uw imap on top of qmail,
authenticating users against a table in postgres (or any
other database) ?
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Posted by Sam Snow on
I was thinking about Qmail-Vmailmgr-CourierIMAP-SquirrelMail... but have not set it up yet. You can see a how-to on doing all of it at:  http://mricon.com/SM/guide/

I know this is missing the DB part of your pie, but maybe someone else will have some insight on that part. There are some resources off of http://www.qmail.org/. I did see these, which is at least linking qmail and postgresql:
 

  • Mail2DB -- Store incoming mail in a PostgreSQL database. Mail2DB is suitable for putting in a .qmail/.forward file and will archive e-mail to a SQL database. Currently, there is only the storage component. This was written because somone on a LUG list expressed interest in such a system, but he only knew PHP (which isn't an ideal language for calling from a .qmail file ;-). Hopefully a user interface will be forthcoming.
  • Jesse Sweetland has added Postgres support to his checkpassword and qmail-getpw replacements. He calls the package sql-xpw. These differ from Takeshi's code because his is a patch to qmail and this code is not.

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Posted by Pascal Scheffers on
My mail system is qmail(Maildir) + qmailpopd + UW IMAP + Postgres. Go
to freshmeat.org and search for pam-pgsql. It's really simple, you
need a table (I suggest restricting access to root only) with a
loginname, password and expiry date.
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Posted by Domingo Alvarez duarte on
Why not Courier Mail Server I'm trying use this one, because it seens to be more integrated. Someone else know anything about it ?