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Old 10-21-2001
Sendmail+MySQL

First off, the new site looks damn good..I use to post and it's changed for the better... On to my question... I've already searched these forums and MySQL + Sendmail's site for my answer, and came up with nothing..

My task at hand is I need to be able to STORE messages in a MySQL Database with use with Sendmail.. When a message comes in, I want sendmail to do a few checks before it saves the message..
1) Check the "userlist" table to determine whether the user is a local account, or a virtual account...
2) If so, proceed and parse the message like normal but store it in a "messages" type of table.. where it will store everything...
That's all I want to be able to do... and I know this is probably a major task.. I've found a few sites that have "patches", but have come up with nothing.. I'm NO EXPERT AT ALL, i'm just seeing if I can get some minor direction as to how to handle this.. there's no rush, so if it's advisable to read like a "sendmail" or "how-to" on how to hack the sendmail source, I will definitely do so..

I'm using Sendmail 8.9.3 with nothing special .. no procmail scripts or any qpopper...

Thanks in advance,
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Old 10-22-2001
Re: Sendmail+MySQL

You could replace sendmail with qmail, and there is a patch which allows you to store the messages in a mysql database. Just go to http://iain.cx/unix/qmail/mysql.php and see what's the story about :-) If you're using FreeBSD just go to /usr/ports/mail/qmail-mysql and do a make install

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Originally posted by CGrusden19
First off, the new site looks damn good..I use to post and it's changed for the better... On to my question... I've already searched these forums and MySQL + Sendmail's site for my answer, and came up with nothing..

My task at hand is I need to be able to STORE messages in a MySQL Database with use with Sendmail.. When a message comes in, I want sendmail to do a few checks before it saves the message..
1) Check the "userlist" table to determine whether the user is a local account, or a virtual account...
2) If so, proceed and parse the message like normal but store it in a "messages" type of table.. where it will store everything...
That's all I want to be able to do... and I know this is probably a major task.. I've found a few sites that have "patches", but have come up with nothing.. I'm NO EXPERT AT ALL, i'm just seeing if I can get some minor direction as to how to handle this.. there's no rush, so if it's advisable to read like a "sendmail" or "how-to" on how to hack the sendmail source, I will definitely do so..

I'm using Sendmail 8.9.3 with nothing special .. no procmail scripts or any qpopper...

Thanks in advance,

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