OT: archive mail functionality for windows?

Martin Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Thu Nov 9 13:30:46 GMT 2006

Diane Rolland wrote:
> Martin Hepworth wrote:
>> Diane Rolland wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> We have a custom application that utilizes the archive mail function
>>> in MailScanner.  Basically any email sent to a particular address is
>>> archived in MailScanner.  The application then processes the email
>>> messages in the Archive directory and integrates them into the
>>> application.  It also handles the file attachments.
>>> Now, our issue is needing to port this application to Windows.  I am
>>> not at all familiar with any options that might be available to do
>>> this.  If someone might have some suggestions, please let me know.
>>> Thank you for your time,
>>> Diane
>> Diane
>> what's  the application written in? perl, C ..???
> The application is in php/mysql.
>> besides 'archiving' the email somewhere else, what else does it do.
>> If it needs to be accessed via windows then why not write a html
>> interface to it then it's available on most platforms.  
> The archive is just a temporary holding place so that the php application
> can parse the raw email files in the archive directory.  It can take
> attached documents and them make them available to the web based php/mysql
> application.  The attached documents are not available outside the
> application (i.e. you cannot browse to them on a file share).
>> --
>> Martin Hepworth
>> Senior Systems Administrator
>> Solid State Logic
>> Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

So why port this to Windows??? you can access the data from Windows, or 
are you referring to emails that don't pass through mailScanner at any 

perhaps you could be a little more specific about what you want the app 
to do, that it doesn't do now.

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they
are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify
the system manager.

This footnote confirms that this email message has been swept
for the presence of computer viruses and is believed to be clean.	


More information about the MailScanner mailing list