Re: Req: Good virtual mail server howto
From: Ruben de Groot (mail25_at_bzerk.org)
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 16:39:43 +0100 To: "Haulmark, Chris" <email@example.com>
On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 09:35:22AM -0500, Haulmark, Chris typed:
> Someone broke the silence:
> > I personally like qmail, we use it on our mail server, and like you we
> > didn't want to give system accounts so we did it with a mysql patch.
> > It took awhile to get up and running but now that it is running we
> > have a php script which handles user management, etc.
> > www.lifewithqmail.org is a good place to get a start on it.
> > http://iain.cx/qmail/mysql/ is the version of qmail we used though
> > documentation is limited and it sometimes can be a little tricky. It
> > can be compiled in /usr/ports/mail/qmail-mysql though.
> > Best of luck
> If you opt for using postfix, I like using the www.high5.com howto which also includes using postfix admin to manage your virtual users.
Come on guys, the OP is asking for a virtual pop3/imap server. Not an MTA
like qmail or postfix. So let him decide on that first and then see which MTA
goes best with his choice.
Both courier and cyrus have support for virtual users and domains. Both are in
the portstree and both are well-documented on the web. google around.
> > On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 19:07:40 +0000, Chris Smith
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Has anyone got any good resources for configuring a virtual pop3/imap
> >> server under FreeBSD 5.x? I need to host mail for more than one
> >> domain and do not wish to give users system accounts.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Chris Smith
> Chris Haulmark
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