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andy1974
post Apr 7 2004, 08:00 AM
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i would like to get a email server up and running on my fedora box as well.....but i dont know how (go figure lol....).....question i have my severs domain name "jacob" so if i set up a email server will that that give me a internet email address?? ie User@jacob.com ?????
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chrisw
post Apr 7 2004, 08:34 AM
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no that wouldnt give you a domain of jacob.com
im in the process of completing my mail server guide....
should be completed tommorrow sometime....once i
complete it..it will be posted on the site


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hughesjr
post Apr 7 2004, 10:01 AM
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That is good news chris ... you are doing sendmail right?

If so, I might also do a PostFix on WhiteBox one...I haven't installed setup a Linux Mailserver in a while, and I think I want to refresh my memory.

I want to wait until you get finished though, and I 'll use your guide as a reference, because a lot of the basic stuff will probably be the same.


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post Apr 7 2004, 10:20 AM
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ya im doing a sendmail guide, but actually the following guide, but i think im going to break
it down into sections/parts so it doesnt get to lengthy.

sendmail-with-auth+imaps+mailscanner+f-prot(virus scanning)+spamassassin

but i figured i would just take it a section at a time:


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post Apr 24 2004, 12:58 PM
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chris ... I think I am going to use sendmail + mailscanner + spamassassin + clamav on WhiteboxEL as an SMTP gateway for an MS exchange server....

I did the install on a test machine. I have the following clamav rpms for WhiteBox Enterprise Linux if anyone needs them:

clamav-0.70-1.i386.rpm
clamav-milter-0.70-1.i386.rpm
clamav-devel-0.70-1.i386.rpm
(I recompiled them because the glibc and other libraries are different than RedHat 9....so I didn't trust the downloadable rpms)
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I am not going to list the entire process ... but for users who are installing on RHEL / WhiteBox / CentOS / TaoLinux ... I was able to use the included spamassassin and sendmail rpms from redhat in the distro.
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I compiled the clamav from the source RPM from here (I had to install sendmail-devel):

http://crash.fce.vutbr.cz/crash-hat/1/clamav/

(the command was rpmbuild --rebuild clamav-0.70-1.src.rpm, when finished the 3 files were in /usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386)
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I installed (built) the MailScanner from here:

http://www.sng.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailscanner...downloads.shtml

I installed the current stable RPM version {labeled Version 4.29.7-1 for RedHat Linux (and other RPM-based Linux distributions) on the website} by extracting it and running ./install.sh inside the extracted directory (MailScanner-4.29.7-1). There was an error and I had to run ./Update-MakeMaker.sh from the install directory...then reran ./install.sh, the install was straight forward. This rebuilt any required RPMS to install the required perl modules and MailScanner.
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I followed the directions here (and the notes inside the consfig file) to configure the /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf file.
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I installed all 3 clamav files and used these directions to enable the ClamAVModule.
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I had to do this to sendmail and MailScanner:

chkconfig --del sendmail
/etc/init.d/sendmail stop

chkconfig --level 2345 MailScanner on
chkconfig --level 016 MailScanner off

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Inside the MailScanner.conf, i had to change the line Monitors for ClamAV Updates = to this:

Monitors for ClamAV Updates = /var/lib/clamav/*.cvd
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I also had to setup the sendmail.cf file for the domain in question.


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