> I'm going to develop a web-based email system. The user
> information will be in MySQL database. The question: how to make sendmail
> to check if user exists in MySQL table? Have already somebody solved this
> problem? Is there a patch for sendmail to authentificate against external
> SQL database? May be other MTA, but sendmail if preferable.
I have created a setup of patches against qpopper and exim to be able to
run a full smtp/pop3 setup from a MySQL authentication database. Virtual
domains etc. is supported.
This is available from http://www.netd.co.za/mysql_mail
> I know, I can create aliases db from MySQL table, but I doubt it
> outperform MySQL :-) Any information/links/ideas are appreciated. If you
> feel this is off-topic, please mail me directly.
> Thank you in advance!
> Vladas Lapinskas, mailto:lapinskas@stripped