Qmail VMailMgr and Courier-Imap HOWTO

Dan Kuykendall <dan@kuykendall.org>

v1.5, 12 March 2002

This document is about building a mail server that will support virtual domain hosting and provide smtp, pop3 and imap services, using a powerful alternative to sendmail.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. What is Qmail and why should I use it?
1.2. What is VMailMgr and why should I use it?
1.3. What is Courier-imap and why should I use it?
1.4. Description of the components
1.5. Working configurations
1.6. History
1.7. New versions
1.9. Version History
1.10. Copyrights and Trademarks
1.11. Acknowledgements and Thanks
2. Component installation
2.1. Preparations
2.2. Install support packages
2.3. Install Qmail
2.4. Install Courier-imap
2.5. Install VMailMgr
3. Putting it all together
3.1. Basic Qmail config
3.2. Tell Qmail to use VMailMgr for authentication
3.3. Setup Courier-imap for VMailMgr
3.4. Setup virtual domain with VMailMgr
3.5. Starting the daemons
3.6. Some considerations left
3.7. Mail clients
3.8. Known bugs
3.9. The final word