using PHP as a mail filter

Discussion in 'Programming/Scripts' started by dgmufasa, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. dgmufasa

    dgmufasa New Member

    Hello all,

    How can one attach .php code to a mail filter? The idea being that when an email arrives, it will "trigger" the php code to work on it.

  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff Moderator HowtoForge Supporter ISPConfig Developer

    You can use a simple shell script and call your PHP script from it as follows:

    /usr/bin/php /path/to/your/script
    (This assumes the PHP is located in /usr/bin/php - please adjsut this if necessary.)
  3. dgmufasa

    dgmufasa New Member

    One last question ..

    Below is the ISPConfig API call to create a filter for the mailbox. I need to use this in the program being written.

    How can I fix this so that it calls the PHP script that you mention?

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