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Contents

Bernstein's Orginal Documentation

FAQ
Sendmail Migration
Installing mini-qmail
Building A POP Toaster
The qmail pictures
Precompiled Var-Qmail Packages


Man Pages


FAQs

Installation Help

General How-Tos

  • Patrick contributes an xinetd configuration for qmail-pop3d.
  • Andrew St. Jean describes his qmail configuration and its integration with SquirrelMail, Courier IMAP, and TMDA.
  • Jeffrey Clement wrote up a Debian HOWTO on setting up qmail, Vmailmgr, CourierIMAP, SpamAssassin, and ezmlm.
  • Erwin Hoffmann has compiled a tutorial about SMTP Authentication which is available in english language. Readers will find an updated version of Krysztof Dabrowski's SMTP Auth patch which should cleanly interface with eg. netqmail-1.04.
  • Roberto Puzzanghera has written an HOWTO, which explains how to put together the latest versions of netqmail, vpopmail, dovecot, roundcube webmail, spamassassin, clamav, simscan and some related software.

Troubleshooting

  • Dave Kitabjian has some diagnostic suggestions for various qmail problems on his Q-Cards page.


Virtual Users

  • Philip Jacob wrote up some instructions on using checkpoppasswd to create virtual users on virtual hosts, accessing their mail via pop3.


General


Large Servers

  • Paul Gregg has written instructions on how to configure qmail to handle many mail users (multiple email addresses) with separate POP3 accounts - without using system accounts.


Non-English Documentation

  • Davide Giunchi has written an Italian qmail HOWTO, this Italian language document explains how to install, configure and run qmail. This isn't a translation of the English "qmail howto" but is written from scratch.
  • Daniele Ripanti and Marco Rocchetti have written a HOWTO in Italian describing a qmail installation on FreeBSD with POP3, IMAP, Mailing list, Antivirus, Antispam support and webmail.
  • Reza Gamal has written a qmail & vpopmail installation guide in Indonesian.
  • Paul Niewiadomski has translated man pages into Polish. Actually, he's Pawe³ Niewiadomski, but you need an 8859-2 character set to properly render his name. I can't wait for UTF-8 to be supported everywhere.
  • Roberto Puzzanghera has written an English/Italian HOWTO, which explains how to put together the latest versions of netqmail, vpopmail, dovecot, roundcube webmail, spamassassin, clamav, simscan and some related software.

Books

  • John Levine has written the O'Reilly & Associates "owl" book on qmail (owls eat bats<). More

information on the book is available on John's page.

  • Erwin Hoffmann is writing a book in German on qmail, called Qmail&co. Unfortunately, the book has been cancelled by the publisher.
  • Florian Schiessl points out his Qmail, vpopmail, qmailadmin, ... Howto for Debian woody
  • Sulamita Garcia wrote some Portugese qmail documentation. It descries how to run Qmail + vpopmail + squirrelmail + courierImap + qmailAdmin + SMTP-Qmail-auth + RBLSMTP.
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