Qmailadmin/EZMLS/ Auto Responder/courier-authlib/courier-imap installation & Configuration STEPS

>Qmailadmin/EZMLS/ Auto Responder/courier-authlib/courier-imap installation & Configuration steps.

Installing Ezmlm

cd /usr/local/src
tar xzf ezmlm-0.53.tar.gz
chown -R root.root ezmlm-0.53
tar xzf ezmlm-idx-0.40.tar.gz
chown -R root.root ezmlm-idx-0.40

cp -R ezmlm-idx-0.40/* ezmlm-0.53/
cd ezmlm-0.53
patch < idx.patch
patch -p1 < ezmlm-idx-0.53.400.unified_41.patch
make man
make setup

Installing Auto Responder
cd /usr/local/src
tar xzf autorespond-2.0.4.tar.gz
chown -R root.root autorespond-2.0.4
cd autorespond-2.0.4
make install

Installing QmailAdmin

cd /usr/local/src/qmailadmin

./configure –enable-htmldir=/var/www/html/ –enable-cgibindir=/var/www/html/mail/ –enable-cgipath=/mail/qmailadmin

/var/www/html is DocumentRoot for Apache

make install-strip

Apache setting (httpd.conf – /etc/httpd/conf.d/qmail.conf)

AddHandler cgi-script .cgi

SriptAlias /mail/ “/home/www/html/mail/”

AllowOverride None
Options +FollowSymLinks
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

Starting TCPserver for listen on Port 25

tcprules /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb /etc/tcp.smtp.tmp < /etc/tcp.smtp
qmailctl cdb
#login first time on qmailadmin web interface

./vpasswd postmaster
It will ask password, Provide the password “xxxxx”
Password is – xxxxx

Adding new virtual domain i.e vmgraduate.com

./vadddomain vmgraduate.com

Note – It will ask for postmaster password . Please provide the password .

courier-Authlib Installation

Download and unpack the authentication library

cd /usr/local/src/qmail/

tar -xf courier-authlib-0.58.tar.bz2
cd /usr/local/src/qmail/courier-authlib-0.58

./configure –prefix=/usr/local/courier-authlib –without-authpam –without-authldap –without-authpwd –without-authmysql –without-authpgsql –without-authshadow –without-authuserdb –without-authcustom –without-authcram –without-authpipe –with-authvchkpw –with-redhat

Note – if you are running Centos/fedora, you may have to add a with ./configure

Note – 1) Make sure if you get the following Error – configure: error: C++ preprocessor “/lib/cpp” fails sanity check

Solution – Check out if these prerequisite match “gcc gcc-cpp gcc-c++” else install these packages

2) Make sure if you get the following error – configure: error: Cannot find either the gdbm or the db library.

Solution –
yum install gdbm-devel ( GDBM Development tool might not installed)

make install
make install-configure

#copy the start script at /etc/init.d/ location

cp courier-authlib.sysvinit /etc/init.d/courier-authlib
chmod 700 /etc/init.d/courier-authlib

chkconfig –add courier-authlib

#Review the settings for the authentication library

vi /usr/local/courier-authlib/etc/authlib/authdaemonrc

authmodulelist=”authvchkpw” —– (vpopmail authenticatation)

courier-IMAP Installation

cd /usr/local/src/qmail

tar -xf courier-imap-4.0.6.tar.bz2
cd /usr/local/src/qmail/courier-imap-4.0.6

COURIERAUTHCONFIG=/usr/local/courier-authlib/bin/courierauthconfig CPPFLAGS=-I/usr/local/courier-authlib/include ./configure –prefix=/usr/local/courier-imap –disable-root-check –with-ssl –with-redhat

Note – if you are running Centos/fedora, you may have to add a with ./configure

make install
make install-configure

cp courier-imap.sysvinit /etc/init.d/courier-imap
chmod 744 /etc/rc.d/init.d/courier-imap
chkconfig –add courier-imap


Challenge – tcpserver: fatal: unable to figure out port number for pop3

Solution – Modify “/service/qmail-pop3d/run “ & replace pop3 110.


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