[Dovecot] message-of-the-day feature?

Jakob Hirsch jh at plonk.de
Thu Apr 19 19:22:05 EEST 2007

Quoting Odhiambo WASHINGTON:

> We have something like that with tpop3d (Chris Lightfoot's). tpop3d is 
> nolonger maintained but it's rock solid as a POP3 daemon. It gives this
> feature via some perl hooks (plugin, I'd call it, for lack of the proper
> word atm) and works very well.
> It serves the "bulletin" without any reference to the MTA, and keeps a 
> DB of those users who have received/retrieved/pop-ed the bulletin(s)
> so that they don't get them twice.

You can do just that with dovecot, see
It's not very good performance-wise, because you spawn extra processes
for each login, but it depends on your setup/use-case how much it
affects you.

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