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From Eric Charles <e...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] MailServer interface make sense / Move methods ?
Date Mon, 20 Dec 2010 12:09:23 GMT
Most users also expect to add/remove domains via management interfaces.
JPADomainList could be shipped as default if we want to cover users' 
expectations.

Tks,

Eric


On 19/12/2010 20:05, Norman Maurer wrote:
> 2010/12/17 Norman Maurer<norman@apache.org>:
>> 2010/12/16 Stefano Bagnara<apache@bago.org>:
>>> 2010/12/16 Eric Charles<eric@apache.org>:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> We also need to cover James used as simple MTA/mail-relay/honeypot without
>>>> any users defined (for example, in an internal network when processing mails
>>>> for virus/spam detection,...).
>>>> In this case, we could use in this case the "localhost" domain.
>>>>
>>>> I'm also in favor of having only the virtualhosting enabled. I guess this
>>>> would simply lead to remove this notion from code/conf.
>>> In anyone needs the "old" behaviour then he just need to add a rewrite
>>> for the recipient (.*)@(.*) =>  $1@defaultdomain as the first mailet. I
>>> think everything is easier to understand this way (not sure if we
>>> already provide a good way to do this rewrite easily, but we can
>>> create a simple mailet if we don't already have something usable).
>>>
>>> Stefano
>> I thought a bit about it and I think the rewrite stuff would work once
>> the email is spooled. But there is still the problem with
>> authentication (SMTP/POP3/IMAP). The user will need to login with
>> user@domain as username. Not really a problem but maybe confuse
>> people, but I guess if we document it it would be enough...
>>
>> Bye
>> Norman
>>
> After thinking a bit more about it I think Stefano is right.. we
> should just use virtualhosting by default. Which also will force users
> contain a domain part in the username.
>
> It's prolly the thing most of users look for anyway and for all others
> we can add a Mailet which do the mapping.
>
> Bye,
> Norman
>
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