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howtos:network_services:install_openwebmail [2013/02/15 14:07 (UTC)]
wisedraco [Install libraries and required packages]
howtos:network_services:install_openwebmail [2015/03/31 11:21 (UTC)]
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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>​
  
-chmod u+s openwebmail*.pl in /​var/​www/​cgi-bin/​openwebmail 
  
-try to write down all my movings until forget it finish in 2-3 days, think.+====== Apache additional configuration ====== 
 + 
 +  * Add a  AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl option in ''/​etc/​httpd/​httpd.conf''​ in section "​Directory /​srv/​httpd/"​ httpd.conf like be: <​code>​ 
 + 
 +ServerRoot "/​usr"​ 
 +Listen 80 
 + 
 +LoadModule authn_file_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_authn_file.so 
 +LoadModule authn_core_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_authn_core.so 
 +LoadModule authz_host_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_authz_host.so 
 +LoadModule authz_groupfile_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_authz_groupfile.so 
 +LoadModule authz_user_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_authz_user.so 
 +LoadModule authz_core_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_authz_core.so 
 +LoadModule access_compat_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_access_compat.so 
 +LoadModule auth_basic_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_auth_basic.so 
 +LoadModule reqtimeout_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_reqtimeout.so 
 +LoadModule filter_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_filter.so 
 +LoadModule mime_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_mime.so 
 +LoadModule log_config_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_log_config.so 
 +LoadModule env_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_env.so 
 +LoadModule headers_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_headers.so 
 +LoadModule setenvif_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_setenvif.so 
 +LoadModule version_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_version.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_connect_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy_connect.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_ftp_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy_ftp.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_http_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy_http.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_fcgi_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy_fcgi.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_scgi_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy_scgi.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_ajp_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy_ajp.so 
 +LoadModule proxy_express_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_proxy_express.so 
 +LoadModule lbmethod_byrequests_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_lbmethod_byrequests.so 
 +LoadModule lbmethod_bytraffic_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_lbmethod_bytraffic.so 
 +LoadModule lbmethod_bybusyness_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_lbmethod_bybusyness.so 
 +LoadModule mpm_event_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_mpm_event.so 
 +LoadModule unixd_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_unixd.so 
 +LoadModule status_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_status.so 
 +LoadModule autoindex_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_autoindex.so 
 +##​openwebmail! 
 +LoadModule cgi_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_cgi.so 
 +LoadModule dir_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_dir.so 
 +LoadModule alias_module lib64/​httpd/​modules/​mod_alias.so 
 + 
 +<​IfModule unixd_module>​ 
 +User apache 
 +Group apache 
 + 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +# '​Main'​ server configuration 
 +
 +# The directives in this section set up the values used by the '​main'​ 
 +# server, which responds ​to any requests that aren't handled by a 
 +# <​VirtualHost>​ definition. ​ These values also provide defaults for 
 +# any <​VirtualHost>​ containers you may define later in the file. 
 +ServerAdmin webmaster@sten.lv 
 + 
 +ServerName elephant.org 
 + 
 + 
 +<​Directory /> 
 +    AllowOverride None 
 +</​Directory>​ 
 + 
 +DocumentRoot "/​srv/​httpd/"​ 
 +<​Directory "/​srv/​httpd/">​ 
 + 
 +    Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes MultiViews ExecCGI 
 + 
 +    AllowOverride All 
 +    #None 
 + 
 +    # 
 +    # Controls who can get stuff from this server. 
 +    # 
 +##    Require ​all granted 
 +Order allow,​deny 
 +Allow from all 
 +###Need! otherwise "save as binary...."​ appear... 
 +AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl 
 + 
 +</​Directory>​ 
 + 
 +
 +# DirectoryIndex:​ sets the file that Apache will serve if a directory 
 +# is requested. 
 +
 +<​IfModule dir_module>​ 
 +    DirectoryIndex index.html index.shtml index.php 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +
 +# The following lines prevent .htaccess and .htpasswd files from being 
 +# viewed by Web clients. 
 +
 +<Files "​.ht*">​ 
 +    Require all denied 
 +</​Files>​ 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +ErrorLog "/​var/​log/​httpd/​error_log"​ 
 + 
 +LogLevel warn 
 + 
 +<​IfModule log_config_module>​ 
 + 
 +    LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"​%r\"​ %>s %b \"​%{Referer}i\" \"​%{User-Agent}i\""​ combined 
 +    LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"​%r\"​ %>s %b" common 
 + 
 +    <​IfModule logio_module>​ 
 +      # You need to enable mod_logio.c to use %I and %O 
 +      LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"​%r\"​ %>s %b \"​%{Referer}i\"​ \"​%{User-Agent}i\" %I %O" combinedio 
 +    </​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +    # 
 +    ##CustomLog "/​var/​log/​httpd/​access_log"​ common 
 + 
 +    # 
 +    CustomLog "/​var/​log/​httpd/​access_log"​ combined 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +<​IfModule alias_module>​ 
 +  # 
 +    ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "/​srv/​httpd/​cgi-bin/"​ 
 + 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +<​IfModule cgid_module>​ 
 +    # 
 +#    Scriptsock cgisock 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +
 +# "/​srv/​httpd/​cgi-bin"​ should be changed to whatever your ScriptAliased 
 +# CGI directory exists, if you have that configured. 
 +
 +##<​Directory "/​srv/​httpd/​cgi-bin">​ 
 +##    AllowOverride None 
 +##    Options None 
 +##    Require all granted 
 +##</​Directory>​ 
 +#for openwebmail 
 +<​Directory "/​srv/​httpd/​cgi-bin">​ 
 +    AllowOverride All 
 +    Options ExecCGI 
 +    Order Allow,​deny 
 +    Allow from all 
 +</​Directory>​ 
 + 
 + 
 +<​IfModule mime_module>​ 
 +    # 
 +    TypesConfig /​etc/​httpd/​mime.types 
 + 
 +    # 
 +    AddType application/​x-compress .Z 
 +    AddType application/​x-gzip .gz .tgz 
 + 
 +    # 
 +##    AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl 
 +    # for openwebmail 
 +##    AddHandler cgi-script .pl 
 +     
 +#test openwebmail 
 +##​AddHandler server-parsed ​ .html 
 +###​AddHandler server-parsed ​ .pl 
 + 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 + 
 + 
 +# Virtual hosts 
 +Include /​etc/​httpd/​httpd-vhosts.conf 
 + 
 +# Various default settings 
 +Include /​etc/​httpd/​extra/​httpd-default.conf 
 + 
 +# Configure mod_proxy_html to understand HTML4/​XHTML1 
 +<​IfModule proxy_html_module>​ 
 +Include /​etc/​httpd/​extra/​proxy-html.conf 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +<​IfModule ssl_module>​ 
 +SSLRandomSeed startup builtin 
 +SSLRandomSeed connect builtin 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 +# Deal with user agents that deliberately violate open standards 
 +
 +<​IfModule setenvif_module>​ 
 +BrowserMatch "MSIE 10.0;" bad_DNT 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 +<​IfModule headers_module>​ 
 +RequestHeader unset DNT env=bad_DNT 
 +</​IfModule>​ 
 + 
 + 
 +# Uncomment the following line to enable PHP: 
 +
 +Include /​etc/​httpd/​mod_php.conf 
 + 
 + 
 +</​code>​
  
 ====== Links ====== ====== Links ======
-[[http://​www.linuxquestions.org/​questions/​slackware-14/​suidperl-in-slack-14-a-4175450139/​]] + 
-[[http://​openwebmail.org/​openwebmail/​doc/​faq.txt]] +  * [[http://​www.linuxquestions.org/​questions/​slackware-14/​suidperl-in-slack-14-a-4175450139/​]] 
-[[http://​openwebmail.org/​openwebmail/​doc/​readme.txt]] +  ​* ​[[http://​openwebmail.org/​openwebmail/​doc/​faq.txt]] 
-[[http://​www.unixresources.net/​linux/​lf/​45/​archive/​00/​00/​01/​69/​16969.html]] +  ​* ​[[http://​openwebmail.org/​openwebmail/​doc/​readme.txt]] 
-[[http://​mail.savs.hcc.edu.tw/​~chuavv/​articles/​openwebmail-en.html]] +  ​* ​[[http://​www.unixresources.net/​linux/​lf/​45/​archive/​00/​00/​01/​69/​16969.html]] 
-[[http://​search.cpan.org/​search?​query=CGI&​mode=all]] +  ​* ​[[http://​mail.savs.hcc.edu.tw/​~chuavv/​articles/​openwebmail-en.html]] 
-[[http://​svn.apache.org/​repos/​asf/​spamassassin/​branches/​3.3/​INSTALL]]+  ​* ​[[http://​search.cpan.org/​search?​query=CGI&​mode=all]] 
 +  ​* ​[[http://​svn.apache.org/​repos/​asf/​spamassassin/​branches/​3.3/​INSTALL]] 
 ====== 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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