login aliases

Thomas Bruederli roundcube at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 10:43:00 CEST 2006


The users table in the RoundCube database has a separate col for login
aliases. Unfortunately there's not UI to fill it in, you have to set it
manually using your favorite database admin tool.

In case you have specified a virtuser file in your config
($rcmail_config['virtuser_file']) the e-mail address will be looked up
on the first login (with your cryptic user name) and will then be added
automatically to the alias col. Virtuser files are text files that have
an email -> username pair on each line.

Regards,
Thomas

P.S. This is more a question to the users mailing list rather than the
developers list.


jan t. sott wrote:
> some webhosters use logins different than the email addresses. therefor
> it would be useful to specify login aliases, as email addresses are
> easier to remember than randomly generated accounts ids. could this be
> added to the user settings? i want to login with email at myhost.com
> instead of 3463246
> 





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