special "what's my ip" pop account

A. Schulze sca at andreasschulze.de
Thu Oct 23 11:29:34 UTC 2014

Steffen Kaiser:

> I would give the http://wiki2.dovecot.org/PostLoginScripting a try.
I never used PostLoginScripting before. I have concerns about  
additional serverload
if that scripting is executed for every pop3 login and every user. (  
and there are *many* )

> Maybe you can enable it for your dummy account via ExtraFields specifically.
That sounds I like additional scripting could be selective enabled via  
It' try to find documentation ...

> Because I wonder, if you will be successful with "throw a login  
> error with customised answer" [any MUA displays what it wants], you  
> might prefer a MUA-independ script or program that queries your  
> server. And if you are at it, maybe a dummy server with a self-made  
> script that returns "+OK POP3 your IP is ....", then return +FAIL  
> for any further command. You need to return the greeting and keep  
> the connection open, in order to bypass IDS firewalls.
I also thought about that.

Thanks for your constructive statement.

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