[clug] Looking for a webserver/mailserver management system

Brad Hards bhards at bigpond.net.au
Wed May 26 07:36:29 GMT 2004

On Wed, 26 May 2004 16:25, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for some kind of open-source integrated system for managing
> customer websites. One which provides an interface for me to add new
> domains and manage the DNS records and provides login for external
> users to upload their site. Perhaps even letting me setup mailboxes and
> aliases too.
> I know I could glue Apache/Exim/Bind/ProFTPd/etc together to get this
> to work with LDAP, but does anyone know of a system that has already
> done the hard yards and Just Works(tm) ?

I'd suggest looking at the old e-smith (now Mitel server 6000 or some-such - 
not sure where the other 5999 versions went) - see http://www.contribs.org
It is based on a flat-file config database and some perl scripts rather than 
LDAP. I've not played with the virtual hosts part, but it is supposed to 

There are similar products, including Clark Connect 
http://www.clarkconnect.com/ - not sure if it supports vhosts.


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