[Question] configuration using SQL

Eoin Kim Eoin.Kim at rcst.com.au
Thu May 26 02:03:25 UTC 2016

Thanks mate. I'll have a look. Cheers.


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From: MailScanner [mailto:mailscanner-bounces+eoin.kim=rcst.com.au at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Mark Sapiro
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Subject: Re: [Question] configuration using SQL

On 05/24/2016 07:18 PM, Eoin Kim wrote:
> I heard that it is possible to configure MailScanner by using SQL 
> database. So, I started a bit of research but found not many 
> documentations about this. Therefore, I'd like to ask some help from 
> the community. I have questions which I'll try to summarise as easily as I can:

If you found anything, you know more than I do.

> 1.       So, is this about modifying MailScanner.conf file through
> loading SQL database? Am I thinking correctly?
> 2.       If #1 was correct, is there any specific database structure I
> have to follow when creating?

There are MailScanner management tools such as Mailborder <http://www.mailborder.com/> and Baruwa <http://www.baruwa.org/> that provide automated installation and configuration of MailScanner, but as far as I know, nothing in MailScanner itself does this.

> I was wondering if there is a central configuration source where 
> multiple MailScanner systems can contact and load from. It seems as if 
> using SQL is a possible way to do so supposed that I am thinking 
> correctly regarding #1. Hopefully, I could get help from someone out 
> there. Cheers.

Look at Mailborder. I think it does what you want.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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