intercepting smtp email

Scott Hathaway slhath at charter.net
Tue Sep 30 23:04:19 CEST 2003


Thanks for the suggestions.  My second alternative is to simply use the api
in outlook and be bound to that client.  Worse things have happened.

:)

Scott



"Rudy Schockaert" <rudy.schockaert at pandora.be> wrote in message
news:7tkeb.49855$CW5.2223199 at phobos.telenet-ops.be...
> It seems you've looking where I've earlier this week ;-) I'm affraid
> there's nothing for Python on Windows yet.
>
> .r!kard wrote:
>
> > Google rules:
> > http://home.student.utwente.nl/g.v.berg/btk/
>
> This one is for unices only, no Windows.
>
> > http://pycap.sourceforge.net
>
>  From the Todo.txt file:
>
> * Make this work on Windows.  I briefly struggled with compiling using
> VC7 under Win XP
>    using winpcap_ and LibnetNT_.  No luck, and was getting some rather
> interesting errors
>    about missing header files which appeared to be where they should be
:-/.
>
> > http://www.ghaering.de/python/unsupported/pylibpcap/
>
> This could be a candidate if it were available for Python 2.3.x . It's
> for Python 2.2 only now.
>
> > http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Mail/Message/python-list/1578279
> Further down the thread:
> http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Mail/Message/python-list/1578500
> Gerhard Häring wrote:
>  >  http://www.ghaering.de/python/unsupported/pylibpcap/
>  >  I'll check if the sniff.py example will work, too.
>
> It doesn't look like it does. I may have introduced a subtle bug or some
> more changes are needed to make it useful under win32.
>
> If anybody wants to continue the win32 port, it's open source and you
> can continue where I stopped.
>
> -- Gerhard
>
> Out of luck again :-(
>
> >
> > *pheew* that was some real hardcore Googeling I can tell you...
> >
> > .r!kard
>
> >><snip>
> >>
> >>>>>>>I want to write an NT service that will intercept any outgoing smtp
> >>>>>>>traffic, like Norton Antivirus does.  Can anyone tell me how I can
> >>>
> >>>do
> >>>
> >>>>>>>something like this in Python?  I do not know how to intercept the

> >>>>>>>outgoing traffic, specifically.
> >>
> >
> >
>






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