Solved

PHP script or class to copy emails from a POP3 server to a database

Posted on 2007-03-25
2
309 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
Anybody know of a good PHP command line script that will connect to a POP3 mail client and download the contents of the emails into a database. Need one that splits up the to, from, subject, content, time, etc ... and that will save the attachments into a subdirectory and store the filenames in the db at the same time.

If nobody knows of a command line script, maybe a PHP class with some of this functionality that I can adapt?

Doesn't even have to be PHP ... a Perl solution would be fine.
0
Comment
Question by:under_dog
2 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
BrianGEFF719 earned 500 total points
ID: 18789771
The pear package Net_POP3 can do exactly what you want:
 http://pear.php.net/package/Net_POP3
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:alain34
ID: 18792041
I wrote a project that read a pop3 account and create a xml feed from it.
Everything that you need must be in this project. Surely from the feed, you should be able to load it a database.
http://freshmeat.net/projects/conceptrm/
0

Featured Post

DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I have been pestered over the years to produce and distribute regular data extracts, and often the request have explicitly requested the data be emailed as an Excel attachement; specifically Excel, as it appears: CSV files confuse (no Red or Green h…
Password hashing is better than message digests or encryption, and you should be using it instead of message digests or encryption.  Find out why and how in this article, which supplements the original article on PHP Client Registration, Login, Logo…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
This tutorial will teach you the core code needed to finalize the addition of a watermark to your image. The viewer will use a small PHP class to learn and create a watermark.

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now