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Forum OpenACS Q&A: Install 4.6.2: qmail.rc.txt

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Posted by Sean Harrison on

I've begun setting up my system for OpenACS 4.6.2. The only hitch I've run into is that, to setup qmail, I need a file called "qmail.rc.txt", which is referred to in the file openacs.org/doc/openacs-4-6-2/individual-programs.html and has the URL http://openacs.org/doc/openacs-4-6-2/files/qmail.rc.txt. But it's not present, and thus qmail doesn't seem to be able to use Maildir.

Whatever guidance someone could give me, I'd appreciate. Thanks!

Shawn Harrison

Posted by Matthew Geddert on
openacs doesn't need any specific qmail.rc file - you can set it up however you like - as long as you allow your localhost to relay you should be able to use any email server. I personally use qmail and love it... i recommend installing qmail via the instructions here: The have an RC script there and explain how to set up Maildir as the default storage type - to summarize (you need to edit /var/qmail/control/defaultdelivery and have it say nothing but "./Maildir/") though i recommend reading life with qmail so you can understand how the other important functions of the qmail mail server. In particular understanding the tcp.smtp.cdb database usage is very important (done via tcpserver).
Posted by Joel Aufrecht on