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From Eric Charles <e...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] MailServer interface make sense / Move methods ?
Date Tue, 21 Dec 2010 07:34:50 GMT
If OK to everyone, I will commit/document enableVirtualHosting=true and 
JPADomainList configs.
Tks,
Eric

On 20/12/2010 21:23, Norman Maurer wrote:
> +1,
>
> Makes sense in most cases.
>
> Bye,
> Norman
>
> 2010/12/20 Eric Charles<eric@apache.org>:
>> 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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