New rpms of Cyrus IMAPd 2.2.3
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Tue Feb 3 01:24:40 EST 2004
> Thanks, Simon! I've gotten through step 9 successfully (I think). Every
> step seems to be a struggle, but I am learning and documenting as a I go.
> Maybe one of your colleagues could help me with sendmail. Sorry to ask
> because I'm sure it's been dealt with before in the list, but I can't find
> it and I need to deliver a running imap to my client asap. (He's not
> really. Today he told me that "experience is the sum of our errors". But
> am anxious to move forward.) Thanks for any help speeding the learning
> Now I am trying to configure sendmail properly. I am using Managing IMAP
> (Mullet & Mullet) as a reference and searching the web and cyrus list. I
> worked through a few obstacles today and having been working on step 10 in
> the past hour. I set the OSTYPE to (linux)and DOMAIN to (generic) and ran
> the m4 command according to the book:
I really don't know the sendmail stuff. What I know is that most
descriptions are too old, I guess that's the same with the book you
mention. I've included a m4 file in the rpm which may bring you further.
> m4 ../m4/cf.m4 cyrusproto.mc > cyrusproto.cf
> su -
> cp /etc/mail/sendmail.cf /etc/mail/sendmail.cf.bak
> cp cyrusproto.cf /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
> /etc/init.d/sendmail stop< /etc/init.d/sendmail start
> I've started cyrus, but when trying to [cyradm] I get "command not found".
> What have I missed? Thanks for all the patience and kind assistance.
> David Brown
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
> [mailto:owner-info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu]On Behalf Of Simon Matter
> Sent: Freitag, 30. Januar 2004 18:11
> To: David Brown
> Cc: Mark London; CyrusMail
> Subject: Re: New rpms of Cyrus IMAPd 2.2.3
>> Ok, this makes sense, thanks Mark. I've worked
>> through this when trying to install from source
>> (unsuccessful as well till now).
>> But I still can't get through the howto list.
>> Everything seemed ok until step 7. I started
>> saslauthd, but I don't have any file at
>> /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd and have had no occasion to
> The cyrus-sasl rpms from RedHat don't include /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd. It
> will then just use /etc/shadow for auth. I usually put 'MECH=pam' into the
> file so saslauthd will use PAM.
>> write one. Does "as needed" mean I should create one,
>> and what should it say?
>> Then I went ahead and tried to start imap with step
>> 11, and I get the error: "cyrus-imapd: unrecognized
> Hmm, did you really install the rpms or did you just build them? After
> rebuilding from src.rpm, You'll find the compiled packages in
> /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/. You have to install them with 'rpm -ivh
> /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/<filename>.rpm'. Building alone doesn't install
>> I don't mean to skip around and I want to be thorough,
>> but it's not working for me. I would appreciate any
>> more clarification.
>> --- Mark London <mrl at psfc.mit.edu> wrote:
>>> >Could someone please help me with steps 9 and 10 of
>>> >Simon's install howto:
>>> >I think we're talking about setting the cyrus
>>> >in SASL, but I'm not sure how, and #10 is also new
>>> >me. I've searched docs and the web and cyrus and
>>> >lists and don't have clear answers in a timely
>>> Set the cyrus password by simply using passwd,
>>> assuming that's how
>>> you set the passwords on your system.
>>> 10) Make sure your MTA delivers to Cyrus IMAPd, I
>>> recommend LMTP for this.
>>> This simply means that you have to properly set up
>>> sendmail (or
>>> whatever) to properly talk to Cyrus, i.e. to talk to
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