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    Question i am making a control panel...........


    i am making a control panel. if it works, i will make it free for people to use. anyways, the only problem i am having is i want people to be able to add pop accounts thru the web interface. how would i connect to the pop server through the web interface though?
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    Depending on what mail server you have.
    You need to know how the mail server to work before interfacing with it.

    POP is just a protocol to get mail, it's really the mail server that manages the account. In sendmail, it got that virtualdomains and stuff. I haven't done too much of that but qmail & vpopmail is much easier to manage virtual domains. You just execute /home/vpopmail/bin/vadduser email@address.com and thats' it.

    That's not all, you need to figure out how to bypass the webserver privileges as nobody and call programs or edit files as root.


    Good Luck

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