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

Ethan Sommer sommere at gac.edu
Mon Apr 23 02:41:28 EEST 2007

Steven F Siirila wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 06:22:05PM +0200, Jakob Hirsch wrote:
>> Quoting Odhiambo WASHINGTON:

>> You can do just that with dovecot, see
>> http://wiki.dovecot.org/PostLoginScripting
>> 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.
> That's worth noting, but...
> What about getting notices out to those folks whose IMAP client stays
> connected (sometimes for days on end)?
You could always kill all their connections. Most clients will reconnect 
and in an emergency I'd imagine it would outweigh any inconvenience to 
your users.


Ethan Sommer
Systems Administrator
Gustavus Adolphus College
sommere at gac.edu

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