webcyradmin is a python cgi script which allows cyrus imap end users to control the sharing and permissions of their imap folders using a web browser. The interface exist both in french and english.

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webcyradm-0.1.1.tar.gz - 2004-12-06
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These are generic installation instructions.

You need Python, a cyrus-imapd server and a web server (Apache for exemple).

The simplest way to intall this package is:

  1. Untar this where you want to intall it (for example in /var/www/webcyradm)
  2. Edit config.ini to reflect your installation:
    server: mail.mnh.fr
    port: 143
    admlogin: cyrus
    admpasswd: cyrus
    sessionsfile: /var/www/webcyradm/_cyradm_session..ini
    users_to_hide: cyrus
    language: en
    Availables language are english [en] and french [fr].
  3. Configure the webserver (httpd.conf):
    ScriptAlias /webcyradm/ "/var/www/webcyradm/"
    <Directory /var/www/webcyradm>
        Options +ExecCGI
        AddHandler cgi-script .py
        AddHandler default-handler .css
        AddHandler default-handler .png
        AllowOverride Indexes
        DirectoryIndex index.py
        <FilesMatch "\.(ini)$|\.(pyc)$">
            Deny from All
  4. Restart your webserver


Using a web browser connect to the url (for example Login with a valid imap account. Then you can allow other users to read / write /admin folders in your mailbox.



This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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