Has anyone created a simple POP3 and SMTP server using TWISTED?
exarkun at intarweb.us
Thu Mar 13 22:25:34 CET 2003
On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 08:59:31PM +0000, Zoo Keeper wrote:
> Or by any other means for that matter.
> I have two domains, one for me, one for my wife, for our web sites. I
> want our own mail servers because our ISP has changed names 3 times in 4
> years. Right now I am using a great product (my server is BeOS, btw)
> but it is a trial version and the minimal license is for 50 users and
> costs too much. So, I figured I'd write one in Python, but I wanted to
> check here first to make sure it hasn't already been done so that I am
> not wasting time researching and writing something that already
Twisted.Mail (one of the "dot" products) should be able to handle this. I
currently use it to server POP3 (and POP3/ssl), but not to handle incoming
SMTP (only because I already had postfix configured when I decided to start
using it). The POP3 code is in good shape, but I can't speak to the SMTP
portions. If they need work, it is probably only minor :)
Setup is easy, just play around with 'mktap mail'. Feel free to mail me
off-list (or the Twisted list) if you want any more specific pointers.
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