[ngw] Importing GMAIL e-mail into GroupWise ?

Joe Acquisto-j4 joea at j4computers.com
Fri Nov 16 12:30:29 UTC 2018


So, if I get this right, from a quick read, this will allow anyone, from anywhere, to access anyones gmail account, without providing credentials?

>From what I read in the WIKI, whomever runs the program merely as to "grant access" via a web page, it does not specify presenting credentials of any kind.

Surely that cannot be correct?

>>> On 11/13/2018 at 9:06 AM, in message <20181113140610.GA2471 at joe.augsburg.edu>,
Josef Fortier <fortier at augsburg.edu> wrote:
> We were a groupwise school that migrated to Gmail. Google has a very 
> good API for importing and managing, but, not so much for export. Jay 
> O'Lee's tools are widely used here. You should take a look at
> 
> https://github.com/jay0lee/got-your-back/ 
> 
> It's an IMAP exporter, which should be easy enough to then push too 
> groupwise. Regular IMAP would work, but this is a much better mass 
> export tool. In particular it does not require user credentials (it uses 
> a global google "service account") and is made for this use case.
> 
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