Re: [exim] Migrating from qmail to exim question

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Author: Miguel Lanz
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To: Ian Eiloart
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Subject: Re: [exim] Migrating from qmail to exim question
Thanks Ian. I really appreciate your help on this.

Bless.

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 8:41 AM, Ian Eiloart <iane@???> wrote:

> On 15 May 2012, at 16:35, Miguel Lanz wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for your feedback guys I really appreciate it.
> >
> > I installed courier-imap and courier-imap-auth.
> >
> > My question is:
> >
> > where do I configure exim and courier-imap to work together.
>
> They don't really work together. You need to create a transport on the
> exim.conf file that delivers to the correct inboxes. And you need to create
> a router that says which messages should be delivered with that transport.
> Presumably that'll be all messages destined for your email domains.
>
> > what setting do I need to configure on exim.conf file. Also openldap
> server runs on an external server how to I tell exim to use it so that
> users can authenticate through their e-mail clients using IMAP and their
> network password?
>
> There you need to set an authenticator in the "authenticators" section.
> Mine looks like this (but I've obfuscated my ldap structure, you'll need to
> tweek the "user=" section so that it's appropriate to your LDAP structure
>
> begin authenticators
> ######################################################################
> #                   AUTHENTICATION CONFIGURATION                     #
> ######################################################################

>
> login:
>  driver = plaintext
>  public_name = LOGIN
>  server_prompts = Username:: : Password::
>  server_condition = ${if ldapauth \
>    { user="uid=${quote_ldap:${sg{$1}{[\n\t\r ]}{}}},ou=A,ou=B,o=blah" \
>      pass="$2" ldap:///\
>    }{yes}{no}}
>  server_set_id = ${sg{$1}{[\n\t\r ]}{}}
> ### end authenticators

>
>
> > also when I sent my self a test e-mail using just exim right after I
> installed it, it places the e-mail under /var/mail/$USER instead of
> creating a Maildir folder for the user.
>
> Yes, you'll need to set up the transport for that. I don't use courier, so
> I can't help with that, I'm afraid.
>
> > Thanks for your help.
>
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> Ian Eiloart
> Postmaster, University of Sussex
> +44 (0) 1273 87-3148
>
>
>



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