postfix - cyrus-sasl - cyrus-imapd on RedHat
akoros at ke.uu.net
Wed May 7 02:11:36 EDT 2003
My howto explains the basics of getting a system working. It is
impossible to describe all possible configurations that people might
want to have. That would require a book. It is supposed to be a guide to
give you the basic idea. Once you can get a basic system running then
you can tweak it further.
If you are using the srpm for postfix from Simon Mudd
(http://postfix.wl0.org/ftp/SRPMS/) and you were following my howto
(an update is @ http://home.teleport.ch/simix/RPMS/Cyrus-imapd/contrib/)
then look at the $HOME/rpm/SOURCES/make-postfix.spec. There are so many
options fo compiling postfix.
For example supposed you have prepared your home directory for building
rpms as I decribe in my howto and you are using postfix-2.0.8 srpm then
to include TLS and mysql and sasl2 support do the following as a
rpm -ivh postfix-2.0.8-1.src.rpm
rpmbuild -ba $HOME/rpm/SPECS/postfix.spec
If RedHAt's mysql-devel, cyrus-sasl-devel-2.1.x and openssl-devel rpms
are installed then the postfix rpm should build with all these options
resulting in the following rpm:
Which you can then install.
On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 21:03, grenoml wrote:
> Hi all,
> Well, I'm trying to get:
> postfix 2.0.8
> cyrus-sasl 2.1.10 (RH distro)
> cyrus-imapd 2.2ALPHA (virtdom)
If you are going to use Luc's web-cyradm then even cyrus-imapd-2.1.12 or
newer will achieve "virtual" domains.
> web-based sieve
> working on RH9.
> I downloaded SRPMS:
> postfix SRPM from Simon Mudd
> cyrus-imapd SRPM from Simon Matter
> cyrus-sasl SRPM from RedHat (distro ver)
> In recompiling these RPMS what specific options should I be paying
> close attention?
> I'm looking at two HOWTOs from Luc and Koros but they really don't tell
> you ramifications of some of the options. They just say here do this.
> I want to understand how all these options work together.
> I want to be able to use mysql for all authentication and TLS/SSL for
To the best of my knowledge Simon's cyrus rpm s will support imaps.
> As a start I compiled postfix and enabled mysql option.
> And I compiled cyrus-impad with defaults except selecting skiplist for
> all db options.
> I'm now looking at cyrus-sasl. Do I even need to recompile cyrus-sasl?
> I looked at the cyrus-sasl spec and configure files and it doesn't show
> --enable-openssl so does that mean cyrus-sasl as installed on RH does
> not support TLS/SSL? If it does support it already then I probably
> don't need to recompile cyrus-sasl. Is there any easy way to test
> Gerry Reno
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