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Re: Postfix, POP/IMAP server, virtual users, web administration - what do you use?

From: mouss <mouss_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 04 2010 - 20:42:01 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

  Le 29/09/2010 02:33, Jeroen Geilman a écrit :
> On 09/28/2010 02:17 PM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
>> On Tue, 2010-09-28 at 00:15 +0200, mouss wrote:
>>> Le 27/09/2010 13:25, Julien Vehent a écrit :
>>>> On Mon, 27 Sep 2010 13:06:46 +0200, David
>>>> Touzeau<david@touzeau.eu> wrote:
>>> I'm interested in this topic also, if anybody knows an interface that
>>> just doesn't break manual configuration, I'm in !
>> IMO, so long as services cling to text files for configuration rather
>> than configuration via an API such tools are *impossible*
>
> Postfix has a configuration API - postconf -e
> It's not a full API, in that it doesn't prevent you from doing
> meaningless or stupid things, and you can't alter transports with it,
> but for the 600-odd configuration settings, it works fine.
>
> Any "UI" that wants to stand a chance at managing postfix properly
> should use postconf.
>

bet to disagree. postconf doesn't manage "unknown" variables. given that
my main.cf is full of these...