Remote access to a user's mail spool
somniosus at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 23:14:49 GMT 2005
On 7/5/05, Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com> wrote:
> Matt Juszczak wrote:
> > We're an ISP, and we are currently looking for a way for our tech
> > support guys to access customer's email without having shell access to
> > the server, or knowing the customer's password.
> > We'd like to install a custom webmail client on our private internal LAN
> > webserver that would only show the user's inbox and the ability to
> > delete the messages (couldn't read messages, etc.).
> The notion of being able to delete messages yet not see them doesn't make much
> sense, frankly. Are they going to just see the sender, or the subject, or do
> they just delete mail randomly? What problem are you trying to solve?
Most likely the problem they are trying to solve is that of Outlook
and Outlook Express choking on corrupt/damaged/unrecognized headers.
It's a huge problem for Outlook users these days.
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