[horde] Setting Default Preferences Before First Login

Vilius Šumskas vilius at lnk.lt
Mon Feb 6 16:09:17 UTC 2012

> Thank you for the responses.  This is exactly what I did.  I added another file
> in the horde/config/prefs.d folder with some of the preferences.  I also did
> have to update the imp/config/prefs.php file directly to get some of the
> settings to stick for some reason (even though I had them sent in the
> horde/config/prefs.d folder - maybe it is because they needed to be in the
> imp/config/prefs.d folder instead?).

Probably. Application preferences must be in respectable application folder. Don't edit prefs.php directly, because it will be overwritten by next software upgrade.
> Either way, doing the default preferences there was pretty easy - and that
> prevents one more MySQL import for each user created.
> However, I didn't really find any good documentation about updating the
> preferences and making your own.  The big question I had was - how do you
> know what to put in the preferences file?  All of them start with:
> $_prefs['application']['attribute'] = '<preference config>'
> But there isn't a good document/listing anywhere that provides all of the
> different preferences that can be set and their settings.
See horde/config/prefs.php header. Also check documentation and how-tos on wiki.horde.org.

> Either way, I have a fully functioning Horde 4 install and everything is working
> great.  The last bit causing an issue - is I don't have the vacation/auto-reply
> ability now.  I guess I could code a quick page that asks for username,
> password, whether to turn the auto-responder on or off, and the
> note.  Then it would just link to the current database that already has all of
> that set.

Try Ingo (http://www.horde.org/apps/ingo).


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