[Dovecot] web interface for user creation/vacation

Darek M fafaforza at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 07:14:08 EEST 2011

I'm using postfixadmin without too many issues.  What's your problem with it?

Also using the RoundCube sieve plugin with not to many problems either.

On 8/1/11, Donny Brooks <dbrooks at mdah.state.ms.us> wrote:
> On 8/1/2011 8:01 PM, Stephan Bosch wrote:
>> On 8/2/2011 1:55 AM, Chris Cappuccio wrote:
>>> Are there any decent front-ends to setup/manage per-user sieve filters?
>> There are several, but so far I am not too impressed by any of them.
>> Most web-based versions are part of a webmail suite. The nicest one
>> I've seen so far is the sieverules plugin for Roundcube. Then there is
>> horde/ingo, which wasn't that fancy last time I looked. There is also
>> squirrelmail/avelsieve, which is a bit ugly in a technical point of
>> view, but it works quite well. There are older ones like smartsieve
>> and websieve, but those are not maintained anymore and not compatible
>> with Dovecot without patching them.
>> I'm hoping that someone writes a proper (native) PHP module for Sieve
>> parsing in the near future. This is something that is currently barely
>> done by web interfaces, with the effect that only one Sieve client can
>> be used at the same time, because competitive clients will
>> overwrite/mangle scripts of others, instead of trying to parse and
>> adjust them. In fact, the only client I know (including the desktop
>> ones) that somewhat parses the script on the server is the sieverules
>> plugin for Roundcube.Therefore such a PHP module solves only part of
>> the problem: web interfaces. Normal mail clients like Thunderbird,
>> Outlook and Evolution don't have (proper) support for Sieve either,
>> let alone script parsing functionality with a user-friendly GUI :/
>> Perhaps we should make a list of the available clients on the wiki
>> somewhere with some information on how well these work with Dovecot.
>> There is a short list at http://sieve.info/clients.
>> Regards,
>> Stephan.
> It is not a standalone frontend but the vacation management portion of
> SOGo (http://sogo.nu/english.html) works well in our tests.
> Donny B.

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