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fix daemontools patch, daemontools-man-config

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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring qmail</title>
3
4<sect3><title>Config files</title>
5<para><userinput>/etc/inetd.conf</userinput> and <userinput>boot scripts</userinput></para>
6</sect3>
7
8<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
9
10<para>If inetd is used, the following command will add the qmaild
11entry to <filename>/etc/inetd.conf</filename>: </para>
12
13<para><screen><userinput>echo "smtp stream tcp nowait qmaild /var/qmail/bin/tcp-env \
14tcp-env /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd" >> /etc/inetd.conf</userinput></screen></para>
15
16<para>If xinetd is used, the following command will add the qmaild
17entry to <filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename>: </para>
18
19<para><screen><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/xinetd.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"</userinput>
20service smtp
21{
22 disable = no
23 identifier = smtp-local
24 socket_type = stream
25 protocol = tcp
26 wait = no
27 user = qmaild
28 server = /var/qmail/bin/tcp-env
29 server_args = /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd
30 env = RELAYCLIENT=
31 only_from = 127.0.0.1
32 log_on_failture += USERID
33}
34<userinput>EOF</userinput></screen></para>
35
36<para>To automate the running of qmail, use following command to
37create the init.d script:</para>
38
39<para><screen><userinput>cat &gt; /etc/rc.d/init.d/qmail &lt;&lt; "EOF"</userinput>
40#!/bin/sh
41# Begin $rc_base/init.d/qmail
42
43# Based on sysklogd script from LFS-3.1 and earlier.
44# Rewritten by Gerard Beekmans - gerard@linuxfromscratch.org
45
46source /etc/sysconfig/rc
47source $rc_functions
48
49case "$1" in
50
51 start)
52 echo "Starting Qmail..."
53 /var/qmail/rc &amp;
54 ;;
55
56 stop)
57 echo "Stopping Qmail..."
58 killall qmail-send
59 ;;
60
61 restart)
62 $0 stop
63 sleep 1
64 $0 start
65 ;;
66
67 *)
68 echo "Usage: $0 {start|stop|restart}"
69 exit 1
70 ;;
71esac
72
73# End $rc_base/init.d/qmail
74<userinput>EOF
75chmod 755 /etc/rc.d/init.d/qmail</userinput></screen></para>
76
77<para>Create the symbolic links to this file in the relevant rc.d directory with the following commands:
78
79<screen><userinput>cd /etc/rc.d/init.d &amp;&amp;
80ln -sf ../init.d/qmail ../rc0.d/K25qmail &amp;&amp;
81ln -sf ../init.d/qmail ../rc1.d/K25qmail &amp;&amp;
82ln -sf ../init.d/qmail ../rc2.d/K25qmail &amp;&amp;
83ln -sf ../init.d/qmail ../rc3.d/S35qmail &amp;&amp;
84ln -sf ../init.d/qmail ../rc4.d/S35qmail &amp;&amp;
85ln -sf ../init.d/qmail ../rc5.d/S35qmail &amp;&amp;
86ln -sf ../init.d/qmail ../rc6.d/K25qmail</userinput></screen></para>
87
88</sect3>
89
90<sect3><title>Configuring mailers to work with qmail</title>
91<para>Configuration information for some commonly used MUAs can be
92found in the <filename>/var/qmail/doc/INSTALL.mbox</filename>
93file. Most MUAs can be configured to use qmail Mailbox format buy
94putting the following in <filename>~/.profile</filename>:</para>
95<para><screen><userinput>MAIL=$HOME/Mailbox; export MAIL
96</userinput></screen></para></sect3>
97
98</sect2>
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