pymsgauth v. 2.1.0
A toolkit for automatically and securely dealing with qsecretary confirmation notices
Copyright © 2003 Charles Cazabon.
Licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2.
To use pymsgauth effectively, do the following:
- Download the latest version of pymsgauth: pymsgauth-2.1.0.tar.gz
- Unpack the tarball.
Create and populate the directories.
mkdir -m 755 /usr/lib/pymsgauth and /usr/doc/pymsgauth install -m 755 pymsgauth.py ConfParser.py pymsgauth-mail \ pymsgauth-confirm pymsgauth-clean /usr/lib/pymsgauth install -m 644 pymsgauth.html pymsgauth.txt pymsgauthrc-example \ CHANGELOG BUGS COPYING /usr/doc/pymsgauth
Symlink the commands into /usr/bin
cd /usr/bin ln -s ../lib/pymsgauth/pymsgauth-* ./
Create a local configuration/data directory. The default is ~/.pymsgauth, but can be overridden in the
environment variable PYMSGAUTH_DIR.
mkdir m 700 ~/.pymsgauth
- Create a configuration file pymsgauthrc in the above directory. Examine the provided pymsgauthrc-example file for details.
Configuring qmail delivery
Configure qmail to process messages from qsecretary-protected mailing lists. For
instance, if mail from the qmail mailing
list is controlled by ~/.qmail-list,
edit that file. Include a delivery to the pymsgauth-confirm command before your Maildir
or mbox delivery line, as follows:
- Configure your MUA to use pymsgauth-mail as its sendmail interface. In mutt, this means setting sendmail to the path to pymsgauth-mail in your .muttrc file.