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An interface to iredadmin

Project description

# iRedAdmin API

A programmer friendly interface for iRedAdmin (OSE version)

# Known Limitations

  • Only supports MD5 passwords
  • Only supports MySQL

# Getting Started

  1. $ virtualenv -p $(which python2.7) venv
  2. $ source venv/bin/activate
  3. (venv)$ python develop

# Usage

Before you can start making API calls, you must initialize a connection to the database back end you wish to manage.

To do so simply call the init_db method with a SQLAlchemy database URL. If you’re unclear on how to create one, see:


import mailapi

mailapi.domain.get_all_domains() # throws a RuntimeError

mailapi.init_db(‘mysql://scott:tiger@’) # Initialize the db connection

mailapi.domain.get_all_domains() # works!

# Need Help?

I suggest you look at the test cases in ./tests as they illustrate how this package should be used and the expected outcomes.

# Running Unit Test Suite


(venv)$ TEST_DB_CONN_STR=’mysql://scott:tiger@’ python test

# I Need Feature x, y, z

Lol, fork me bro

# 0.1.8

  • sorts mailboxes by username

# 0.1.7

  • Custom exception class definitions
    • They are mostly self-explanatory, but here is the break down:
      • AliasExists: raised when trying to create an alias that already exists in the database
      • DbInitError: raised when init_db has not been called
      • MailboxExists: raised when adding a mailbox that already exists in the database
      • NoSuchMailbox: raised when trying to access a mailbox that does not exist in the database
      • DomainExists: raised when trying to create a domain that already exists
      • NoSuchDomain: raised when trying to access a domain that does not exist in the database

# 0.1.6

  • bookkeeping fixes:
    • populates created and modified date fields when adding a mailbox
    • populates modified and lastpasswordchange fields when resetting password

# 0.1.5

  • fixes issue where the all aliases were not deleted when deleting a mailbox

# 0.1.4

  • mailbox search
  • reset mailbox password

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