[Dovecot] Mail history function?

Alex Baule alexwbaule at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 14:05:31 EET 2010

Dovecot have a plugin, called notify

You can use as a base and develop your plugin to write the itens that you
want in the database.

in dovecot source, see in src/plugins/notify

2010/11/17 Oliver Berse <mail at oliver-berse.de>

> I'm a newbie at Dovecot. For a company groupware I need a kind of a
> history function for mails to see which user sent which mail to whom / got
> which mail from whom. So I have to get the message ID of in- and outgoing
> mails (and write related data to a mysql database). My first idea was to
> monitor the log file with a daemon and search for strings like
> "deliver(x at y.z): 2010-11-15 17:34:56 Info:
> msgid=<AANLkTikoRgUiEg2KgUW2gLmULD4TX-bPst4yhUbuHoEH at a.b>". I'm not sure
> if this is the right approach. Does anyone know a better solution with
> Dovecot?
> thanks,
> Oliver

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