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4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/virt-mail-howto.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/virt-mail-howto.xml">
6<title>Virtual Mailhosting System with Postfix Guide</title> 6<title>Virtual Mailhosting System with Postfix Guide</title>
7 7
21<abstract> 21<abstract>
22This document details how to create a virtual mailhosting system based upon 22This document details how to create a virtual mailhosting system based upon
23postfix, mysql, courier-imap, and cyrus-sasl. 23postfix, mysql, courier-imap, and cyrus-sasl.
24</abstract> 24</abstract>
25 25
26<version>1.0.27</version> 26<version>1.1</version>
27<date>2006-04-09</date> 27<date>2006-07-04</date>
28 28
29<!-- 29<!--
30Contents 30Contents
31 31
32I. Introduction 32I. Introduction
50<title>Introduction</title> 50<title>Introduction</title>
51<section> 51<section>
52<body> 52<body>
53 53
54<p> 54<p>
55For most gentoo users, a simple mail client and fetchmail will do. However, if 55For most Gentoo users, a simple mail client and fetchmail will do. However, if
56you're hosting a domain with your system, you'll need a full blown MTA (Mail 56you're hosting a domain with your system, you'll need a full blown MTA (Mail
57Transfer Agent). And if you're hosting multiple domains, then you'll definitely 57Transfer Agent). And if you're hosting multiple domains, then you'll definitely
58need something more robust to handle all of the email for your users. This 58need something more robust to handle all of the email for your users. This
59system was designed to be an elegant solution to that problem. 59system was designed to be an elegant solution to that problem.
60</p> 60</p>
120for a domain. Ideally you would have control of at least two domains to take 120for a domain. Ideally you would have control of at least two domains to take
121advantage of your new virtual domain functionality. 121advantage of your new virtual domain functionality.
122</impo> 122</impo>
123 123
124<impo> 124<impo>
125Make sure <path>/etc/hostname</path> is set to the right hostname for your mail 125Make sure <path>/etc/conf.d/hostname</path> is set to the right hostname for
126server. Verify your hostname is set correctly with <c>hostname</c>. Also 126your mail server. You can apply any changes you make to this file by running
127verify that there are no conflicting entries in <path>/etc/hosts</path>. 127<c>/etc/init.d/hostname restart</c>. Verify your hostname is set correctly with
128<c>hostname</c>. Also verify that there are no conflicting entries in
129<path>/etc/hosts</path>.
128</impo> 130</impo>
129 131
130<note> 132<note>
131It is recommended that you read this entire document and familiarize yourself 133It is recommended that you read this entire document and familiarize yourself
132with all the steps before attempting the install. If you run into problems with 134with all the steps before attempting the install. If you run into problems with
541# <i>emerge apache mod_php phpmyadmin</i> 543# <i>emerge apache mod_php phpmyadmin</i>
542</pre> 544</pre>
543 545
544<p> 546<p>
545There are plenty of guides out there about how to set up apache with php. Like 547There are plenty of guides out there about how to set up apache with php. Like
546this one: <uri>http://www.linuxguruz.org/z.php?id=31</uri>. There are also 548this one: <uri>http://www.linuxguruz.com/z.php?id=31</uri>. There are also
547numerous posts on <uri>http://forums.gentoo.org</uri> detailing how to solve 549numerous posts on <uri>http://forums.gentoo.org</uri> detailing how to solve
548problems with the installation (search for 'apache php'). So, that said, I'm 550problems with the installation (search for 'apache php'). So, that said, I'm
549not going to cover it here. Set up the apache and php installs, then continue 551not going to cover it here. Set up the apache and php installs, then continue
550with this howto. Now, a word for the wise: .htaccess the directory that you put 552with this howto. Now, a word for the wise: .htaccess the directory that you put
551phpmyadmin in. If you do not do this, search engine spiders will come along and 553phpmyadmin in. If you do not do this, search engine spiders will come along and

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