Need help to install a Cyrus Server on a FC2
etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com
Mon Jun 21 16:35:54 EDT 2004
> Right now, I use the default IMAP server that comes with
> Fedora 1, but some messages boxes weight more than 100mb, and is really
> painfull try to read this accounts periodically.
The default IMAP daemon in RedHat/Fedora is UW-imapd. It store mail in
mbox format. Cyrus imapd use a different mailbox format. You need to
understand that, if you use Cyrus imapd, you will have to migrate your
mail from the mbox format to the Cyrus format. This is non-trivial, but
the Cyrus WiKi have info about how to that.
> Resume: I wanna know if someone can tell me about what packages I need
> to install, and if a I need RPMs or install from sources, and if you can
> send me the right configuration files, etc, etc....
For a standalone server, Simon Matter rpm for Cyrus work quite well out
of the box. See http://www.invoca.ch/pub/packages/cyrus-imapd/
Side question for Simon : do you plan to have your Cyrus rpm integrate
in some official or quasi-official Fedora repository, like fedora.us or
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