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 ====== Installing OpenWebMail in Slackware64 14.0 ====== ====== Installing OpenWebMail in Slackware64 14.0 ======
-Topic about openwebmail installation ​and setup for can use your mailbox ​over web interface from any place, where you get internet access and can run webbrowser. + 
-It be based on Slackware64 14.0 64 bit OS and latest openwebmail-current.tar.gz (actually ​ver 2.53)+This article explains how to install OpenWebmail ​and configure it so that you can access ​your mailbox ​using a web interface from any place with internet access and webbrowser ​available.\\  
 +These instructions were tested ​on Slackware64 14.0 64-bit OS and the latest openwebmail-current.tar.gz (actually ​version ​2.53)\\  
 +It means, you are configured and running Apache web server and Sendmail mailserver.
  
  
 ====== Install libraries and required packages ====== ====== Install libraries and required packages ======
  
-Using CPAN via CPAN.pm: +Using CPAN via CPAN.pm: ​<​code>​ 
- +perl -MCPAN -e shell                    [as root] 
- perl -MCPAN -e shell                    [as root] +o conf prerequisites_policy ask 
- o conf prerequisites_policy ask+</​code>​
 then: then:
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 install Text::Iconv install Text::Iconv
  
 +quit
 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
 +====== Install OpenWebMail ======
  
-  - First, download latest openwebmail:​ [[http://​openwebmail.org/​openwebmail/​download/​current/​]]openwebmail-current.tar.gz  +  - First, download latest openwebmail:​ [[http://​openwebmail.org/​openwebmail/​download/​current/​|openwebmail-current.tar.gz]]  
-  - Create ​an folder when you want, say "/​ADISKS/​openwebm_inst"​ and move openwebmail-current.tar.gz ​in that +  - Create ​a directory wherever ​you want it, say "''​/​ADISKS/​openwebm_inst''​" and move the downloaded file "''​openwebmail-current.tar.gz''"​ into that directory. 
-  - extract ​files with command <code bash> tar -zxvBpf openwebmail-current.tar.gz </​code>​<note important>​Use "​tar"​ with "​-zxvBpf"​ option, due to strange ​files permissions inside that archive. I try to untar it via midnight comander built-in archive tools, ans wrapsuid script not work due this... </note+  - Extract all files using the command <code bash> 
-  - move untar folder /​cgi-bin/​openwebmail to /​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail +tar -zxvBpf openwebmail-current.tar.gz 
-  move untar folder ​/data/​openwebmail to your webserver root ( /​var/​www/​openwebmail ) +</​code> ​**Use "​tar"​ with "​-zxvBpf"​ option, due to strange ​file permissions inside that archive. I tried to untar it via midnight comander built-in archive tools, ans the //wrapsuid// script ​would not work because of this... ​** 
-  - +  - Move the extracted directory "''​cgi-bin/​openwebmail''"​ to "''/​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail''"​ 
 +  - Move the extracted directory "''​data/​openwebmail''"​ to your webserver'​s //​DocumentRoot//​ (in a default Apache configuration,​ that will be "''/​var/​www/​openwebmail''"​) 
 +  - Change directory to "''/​var/​www/​openwebmail''",​ delete the file ''​index.html''​ and run the command <code bash> 
 +ln -s redirect.html index.html 
 +</code
 +  - Change directory to "''/​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail''"​ and run the command <​code>​ 
 +perl misc/​tools/​wrapsuid/​wrapsuid.pl /​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail 
 +</​code>​ You should see the following output: <​code>​ 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-folder.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-main.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-read.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-send.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-cal.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-webdisk.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-advsearch.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-abook.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-viewatt.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-vdomain.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-saprefs.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-prefs.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-tool.pl 
 +Fixing /​tmp/​openwebmail/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​openwebmail-spell.pl 
 +</​code>​ 
 +  - Then go to "''​/​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​etc''"​ and edit the configuration files: ​ 
 +    Change "''​openwebmail.conf''"​ according to: <​code>​ 
 +domainnames ​            ​auto ​                                                                                                                                
 +auth_module ​            ​auth_unix.pl ​                                                                                                                        
 +mailspooldir ​           ​/var/​spool/​mail ​                                                                                                                     
 +ow_cgidir ​              /​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail ​                                                                                                        
 +ow_cgiurl ​              /​cgi-bin/​openwebmail ​                                                                                                                
 +ow_htmldir ​             /​var/​www/​openwebmail ​                                                                                                                
 +ow_htmlurl ​             /                                                                                                                                    
 +logfile ​                /​var/​log/​openwebmail.log ​     
 +</​code>​ 
 +    - Change directory ​to "''​/var/www/cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​etc/​defaults''",​ edit ''​auth_unix conf''​ to become <​code> ​                                                                                                                                                           
 +passwdfile_plaintext ​   /​etc/​passwd ​                                                                                                                         
 +passwdfile_encrypted ​   /​etc/​shadow ​                                                                                                                         
 +passwdmkdb ​             none 
 +</​code>​ 
 +    - In directory "''/​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail/​etc/​defaults''",​ edit ''​db.conf''​ as follows: <​code>​ 
 +dbm_ext ​                ​.db ​                                                                                                                                 
 +dbmopen_ext ​            ​.db ​                                                                                                                                 
 +dbmopen_haslock ​        ​no<​ 
 +/code> 
 +    - Then, change directory to "''/​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail''"​ and run <code bash> 
 +./​openwebmail-tool.pl --init 
 +</​code>​ 
 +  - After that, go to "''/​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail''",​ check that there are files starting with a dot (like "''​.openwebmail.pl''"​and old-style filenames (like "''​openwebmail.pl)''"​. Set the //suid// bit for these scripts: <code bash> 
 +chmod u+s openwebmail*.pl 
 +chmod u+s .openwebmail*.pl 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 + 
 +====== Apache additional configuration ====== 
 + 
 +  ​* Add a .pl option to AddHandler cgi-script .cgi
  
-chmod u+s openwebmail*.pl in /​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail 
  
-try to write down all my movings until i forget it - finish in 2-3 days, i think. 
  
 ====== Links ====== ====== Links ======
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   * [[http://​search.cpan.org/​search?​query=CGI&​mode=all]]   * [[http://​search.cpan.org/​search?​query=CGI&​mode=all]]
   * [[http://​svn.apache.org/​repos/​asf/​spamassassin/​branches/​3.3/​INSTALL]]   * [[http://​svn.apache.org/​repos/​asf/​spamassassin/​branches/​3.3/​INSTALL]]
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 ====== Sources ====== ====== Sources ======
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-* With help of user phenixia2003 from LinuxQuestions.org Forums\\   +  ​* With help of user phenixia2003 from LinuxQuestions.org Forums ​  
- * Thanks for editing ​ [[wiki:​user:​alienbob | Eric Hameleers]]\\  +  * Thanks for editing ​ [[wiki:​user:​alienbob|Eric Hameleers]] 
-* Originally written by [[wiki:​user:​wisedraco|John Ciemgals]] ​2013/02/14 05:12//+  * Originally written by [[wiki:​user:​wisedraco|John Ciemgals]] 
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