[SOLVED] Creation of Mailboxes via a shell script
Has anyone created a shell script similar to what is described below?
Scenario: An automated windows script creates a comma-delimited list of current users in Active Directory and places it on the Samba share of an Ubuntu / Zimbra server on a daily basis. A cron job runs every hour looking for the file in the samba share.
Pseudo code for the Ubuntu script:
If /srv/samba/share/adlist.csv Exists
Move /srv/samba/share/adlist.csv To /temp/adlist.csv
While Not End of File (/temp/adlist.csv)
If Not Exist File.UserID in Zimbra
Create Zimbra Mailbox (File.UserID, File.FirstName, File.LastName, File.Password, DistributionList.Everyone)
If successful mailbox creation
Write "Creation of UserID success!" To LogFile
Else if not successful mailbox creation
Write "Creation of UserID failed due to error such-n-so" To LogFile
Read Next Line
If LogFile Exists
Email LogFile to Administrators
I have found the zmprov command-line documentation to "getAccount" and "createAccount" but I'm not well-versed in unix scripting and file manipulation. Any pointers, examples and whatnot would be appreciated.
UserID, FirstName, LastName, Password
JDoe, John, Doe, abc123
MJane, Mary, Jane, xyz321
ArnoldS, Arnold, Swartzensomething, gun4u
EDIT: In case anyone wants to know, I did get AD Authentication and AD GAL working but it just works better if everything is controlled on the Zimbra side. Therefore, I'm avoiding the direct AD integration and opt'ing for a semi-automated sync. ;)