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Last change on this file since f0a7519 was f0a7519, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Updated the Qpopper instructions to include a stand-alone section for updating syslog.conf

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY qpopper-download-http "http://ftp.uni-koeln.de/mail/qpopper&qpopper-version;.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY qpopper-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.qualcomm.com/eudora/servers/unix/popper/qpopper&qpopper-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY qpopper-md5sum "e00853280c9e899711f0b0239d3d8f86">
10<!ENTITY qpopper-size "2.2 MB">
11<!ENTITY qpopper-buildsize "9.0 MB">
12<!ENTITY qpopper-time "0.13 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="qpopper" xreflabel="Qpopper-&qpopper-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="qpopper.html"?>
21<title>Qpopper-&qpopper-version;</title>
22<indexterm zone="qpopper">
23<primary sortas="a-Qpopper">Qpopper</primary></indexterm>
24
25<sect2>
26<title>Introduction to <application>Qpopper</application></title>
27
28<para>The <application>Qpopper</application> package contains a
29<acronym>POP</acronym>3 mail server.</para>
30
31<sect3><title>Package information</title>
32<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
33<listitem><para>Download (HTTP):
34<ulink url="&qpopper-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download (FTP):
36<ulink url="&qpopper-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &qpopper-md5sum;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download size: &qpopper-size;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
40&qpopper-buildsize;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
42&qpopper-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
43</sect3>
44
45<sect3><title><application>Qpopper</application> dependencies</title>
46<sect4><title>Required</title>
47<para><ulink url="../server/mail.html">MTA</ulink></para>
48</sect4>
49
50<sect4><title>Optional</title>
51<para><xref linkend="openssl"/>,
52<xref linkend="gdbm"/>,
53<xref linkend="Linux_PAM"/>, and
54<xref linkend="mitkrb"/> or <xref linkend="heimdal"/></para>
55</sect4>
56</sect3>
57
58</sect2>
59
60<sect2>
61<title>Installation of <application>Qpopper</application></title>
62
63<para>Install <application>Qpopper</application> with the following
64commands:</para>
65
66<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
67make</command></userinput></screen>
68
69<para>Now, as the root user:</para>
70
71<screen><userinput role='root'><command>make install</command></userinput></screen>
72
73</sect2>
74
75<sect2>
76<title>Configuring <application>Qpopper</application></title>
77
78<sect3 id="qpopper-config"><title>Configuration Information</title>
79
80<para>Update the <application>Syslog</application> configuration file and
81force the <command>syslogd</command> daemon to reread the new file so that
82<application>Qpopper</application> events are logged:</para>
83<indexterm zone="qpopper qpopper-config">
84<primary sortas="e-etc-syslog.conf">/etc/syslog.conf</primary></indexterm>
85
86<screen><userinput><command>echo "local0.notice;local0.debug /var/log/POP.log" &gt;&gt; \
87 /etc/syslog.conf &amp;&amp;
88killall -HUP syslogd</command></userinput></screen>
89
90<para>If you use <command>inetd</command>, the following command will add the
91<application>Qpopper</application> entry to
92<filename>/etc/inetd.conf</filename>:</para>
93<indexterm zone="qpopper qpopper-config">
94<primary sortas="e-etc-inetd.conf">/etc/inetd.conf</primary></indexterm>
95
96<screen><userinput><command>echo "pop3 stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/popper popper" &gt;&gt; \
97 /etc/inetd.conf &amp;&amp;
98killall inetd || inetd</command></userinput></screen>
99
100<para>Issue a <command>killall -HUP inetd</command> to reread the changed
101<filename>inetd.conf</filename> file.</para>
102
103<para>If you use <command>xinetd</command>, the following command will add the
104<application>Qpopper</application> entry to
105<filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename>:</para>
106<indexterm zone="qpopper qpopper-config">
107<primary sortas="e-etc-xinetd.conf">/etc/xinetd.conf</primary></indexterm>
108
109<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/xinetd.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
110service pop3
111{
112 port = 110
113 socket_type = stream
114 protocol = tcp
115 wait = no
116 user = root
117 server = /usr/sbin/popper
118}
119<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen>
120
121<para>Issue a <command>killall -HUP xinetd</command> to reread the changed
122<filename>xinetd.conf</filename> file.</para>
123</sect3>
124
125</sect2>
126
127<sect2>
128<title>Contents</title>
129
130<segmentedlist>
131<segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
132<segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
133<segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
134
135<seglistitem>
136<seg>popper</seg>
137<seg>None</seg>
138<seg>None</seg>
139</seglistitem>
140</segmentedlist>
141
142<variablelist>
143<bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
144<?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
145
146<varlistentry id="popper-qpopper">
147<term><command>popper</command></term>
148<listitem><para>is the <acronym>POP</acronym>3 server daemon.</para>
149<indexterm zone="qpopper popper-qpopper">
150<primary sortas="b-popper">popper</primary>
151</indexterm></listitem>
152</varlistentry>
153</variablelist>
154
155</sect2>
156
157</sect1>
158
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