[Dovecot] Vacation via database

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Fri Feb 3 20:34:18 EET 2012

Am 03.02.2012 19:32, schrieb Robert Schetterer:
> Am 03.02.2012 17:41, schrieb Gedalya:
>> On 02/03/2012 10:27 AM, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
>>> * list at airstreamcomm.net<list at airstreamcomm.net>:
>>>> We are moving our inbound mail to use dovecot LMTP in the near future
>>>> and
>>>> we are looking for suggestions on how to implement a mysql based
>>>> vacation
>>>> system.  If anyone has experience with this, good or bad please let us
>>>> know.
>>> Why not use sieve?
>> I am facing a similar issue. It looks like sieve can't fetch data from a
>> database, and dovecot can't fetch sieve scripts from a database. It
>> would be useful to have, perhaps, only a global sieve script be able to
>> query a DB, and it would be very useful to allow dovecot to fetch sieve
>> scripts (actual scripts, not a file path) from a database. Any way to do
>> this?
> sieve with database is on roadmap,as it was discussed before ,as far i
> remember
> info
> http://wiki.dovecot.org/ManageSieve
> http://pigeonhole.dovecot.org/
> anyway it seems there is a lot to do left
> http://hg.rename-it.nl/dovecot-2.1-pigeonhole/raw-file/tip/TODO
> so sql support might have to wait
> but snip
> ----
> * ## MAKE A FOURTH MAIN RELEASE (0.4.x) ##
> * Implement extlists extension as a plugin
> * Enotify extension: detect use of variable values extracted from the
> message
>   that are used in the method argument. RFC reports this as a security
> issue.
> * Make the sieve storage a base class with (possibly) various
> implementations,
>   just like mail-storage. This aims to provide support for alternate types
>   of script storage like LDAP or SQL database.
> ---
> looks its on the way

by the way you can use some sql vacation script method
like implemented in postfixadmin , and has support for horde

Best Regards

MfG Robert Schetterer


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