lat-procmail - The lazy administrator's tool to (de)activate procmail for individual users


Activates or deactivates procmail for individual users on Mitel's SME servers. This tool is primarily intended to activate SpamAssassin system-wide, but can also be used for other purposes.

It requires the user-panel from

See /usr/doc/lazy-admin-tools/example.procmail for the format of the input file.


lat-procmail -c ``user| status| deldups| loglevel| mode''

lat-procmail -i /path/to/users.list


The following options are supported:

-c ``Arguments'', --command-line=``Arguments''
Take arguments from the command line. See the 'Arguments' section below for the various arguments that are accepted.

-h, --help
Extended help for this tool

-i FILE, --input-file=FILE
Use the information from FILE to (de)activate procmail for individual users. See /usr/doc/lazy-admin-tools for an example of an input file.


   user*      : Must be an existing account on the server.
                Wildcards (* and ?) are accepted.
   status     : Either 'enabled' or 'disabled'.
                Default is 'disabled'.
   deldups    : Delete duplicates. Use 'yes' or 'no'.
                Default is 'no'.
   loglevel   : Amount of log info. Use 'none', 'some' or 'lots'.
                Default is 'some'.
   mode       : Set 'normal' or 'geek' mode. Default is 'normal'.
   * mandatory field


lat-procmail -a -c ``harry | enabled | yes | lots | geek''

Activates procmail for user 'harry', deletes duplicate mails with extensive logging and activates geek-mode.

lat-procmail -a -i /root/procmail.list

Activates procmail for the users defined in /root/procmail.list. Refer to /usr/doc/lazy-admin-tools/example.users for an example of an input file.


lat-group(8), lat-pseudonyms(8), lat-ibays(8), lat-quota(8), lat-domains(8), lat-hosts(8), lat-users(8), lat-pptp(8), lat-dump(8)


Version 0.9.0 (2004-09-08). The latest version is hosted at


(c)2003-2004, Altiplano bvba ( Released under the terms of the GNU license.


Please report bugs to <Bugs@Altiplano.Be>