Awstats is a commonly used program to calculate web statistics from your webserver logfiles. It can detect useragents, referers, unique visitors… But one of its another feature is to build usage reports from your mail server’s logfiles, as seen on this demo. Here is how to quickly configure Awstats to take profit of your Qmail… Read more »
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The Vpopmail 5.4.25 packages has been updated to fix a problem with passwords longer than 8 characters. The /etc/init.d/vpopmail script has been updated to launch simultaneously : the (enabled by default) POP3 server the (disabled by default) POP3-SSL server the (disabled by default) Vpopmaild server depending on the settings in /etc/vpopmail/options.
I just updated Qmailadmin 1.2.11 for Etch amd64/i386 to include some changes : instead of a checkbox to enable/disable spam filtering on pop accounts, there is now a list to chose what to do (no filtering, marking spams, deleting spams, learn spam, learn ham). This allow anyone to easily train your bayesian filters. Spamassassin is… Read more »
Vpopmail 5.4.25 has been packaged for Etch amd64/i386 to fix some annoying bugs. It’s safe and recommanded to upgrade your servers to this version. For more information, read the official Changelog.
FYI, ClamAV has been removed from Dotdeb, since it is more actively maintained on Debian Volatile. Volatile is now part of the Debian project and will be activated by default on Debian Lenny. Its goal is to provide up-to-date packages of some specific pieces of software (ClamAV, Spamassassin for example). Please use it instead of… Read more »
Just a little tip : By default, Qmail listens to all the available IP address on the machine (0.0.0.0). It is possible to change this behaviour to bind Qmail to a specific IP. We suppose that you are using Qmail from Dotdeb and launching it using the provided init script, /etc/init.d/qmail. Just edit it and… Read more »
Greylisting is very useful to avoid most of the incoming spam on your mail server. The Qmail packages shipped on Dotdeb have built-in MySQL-based greylisting. Here is how to enable it… Installation First of all, be sure to have Qmail installed from Dotdeb with a version number greater than 1.03-37.dotdeb.1. Then, since we’ll use a… Read more »
The Qmail package from Dotdeb has been built with SMTP-auth features (but disabled by default). Here is the way to use them… Installation First of all, we suppose that : you installed the last Qmail and Vpopmail packages from Dotdeb you’re launching them using the bundled init scripts (with tcpserver) Configuration To enable SMTP-auth, you just… Read more »