Newbie - per 'user' question

Edward D. Bryson edb@esper.com
Wed Apr 30 19:43:11 UTC 2003


my users don't/can't get to their procmail settings. what script would you
recommend that i add on a per-user basis to accomplish this. then if they
select it on the web page i could all the script to their home directory.

-ed

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Beckman" <beckman@purplecow.com>
To: "Edward D. Bryson" <edb@esper.com>
Cc: <dcc@calcite.rhyolite.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: Newbie - per 'user' question


> You should have your users use procmail.  dccm will already tag the email
> with the DCC header.  All procmail needs to do is look at that header to
> decide what to do with it.  No dccproc needed -- dccproc is for using dcc
> on a per user basis.  I use it for all my mail, but I'm the only one on my
> system using it.
>
> Shute, just have dccm mark all the mail and let your users decide how to
> take action on the mail -- procmail, outlook filters, whatever.
>
> Peter
>
> On Wed, 30 Apr 2003, Edward D. Bryson wrote:
>
> > Greetings -
> >
> > I've read through all the man pages and all the faqs but can't quite get
a
> > grasp on the answer to this:
> >
> > We're an ISP with 6000+ users. I want to be able to allow EACH user to
> > enable/disable use and set their own thresholds for rejection and/or
pass
> > through. (all this will be done with a web pages controlling interface).
> >
> > using sendmail/milter/dccm with -W switch I think I can enable/disable
use
> > per user and call up private whitelists by only putting active people in
the
> > the whitelist with OK2. but if you have 18 users addressed in an email
will
> > two matches say that the email is ok?
> >
> > More importantly how can I say that user 'edb' wants to reject at a low
> > threshold, user 'rusty' wants to do it a a high threshold and user 'joe'
> > wants to do mark it only? should i just have dccm 'mark' all mail and do
> > this in the separate procmail script? or should i just wait and do it
all in
> > procmail with dccproc? does anyone have any examples of procmail scripts
> > that work well with dcc?
> >
> > thanx,
> >
> > -Ed
> >
> > Edward D. Bryson
> > Esper Systems
> > Knoxville TN USA
> >
> >
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