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Downloading & Setting up Squirrelmail[edit | edit source]

mkdir -p /var/local/squirrelmail/data/
chown -R apache:apache /var/local/squirrelmail
cd /var/www/html/
svn checkout http://squirrelmail.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/squirrelmail/trunk/squirrelmail
chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/squirrelmail

Configuring Squirrelmail[edit | edit source]

Setting SMTP Auth with Squirrelmail[edit | edit source]

When using the How-To "Installing Postfix on Fedora using MySQL" you will need to authenticate with Postfix before you will be able to send an email.

Squirrelmail Plugins[edit | edit source]

Compatibility Plugin[edit | edit source]

Allows plugins to remain compatible with all versions of SquirrelMail. This Plugin gets update often so download the latest copy

cd /usr/share/squirrelmail/plugins/
wget http://www.squirrelmail.org/plugins/compatibility-2.0.11-1.0.tar.gz
tar -xzf compatibility-2.0.11-1.0.tar.gz

Check Quota Plugin[edit | edit source]

Checks and display users' mail quota status.

cd check_quota
cp config.sample.php config.php

In config.php changing...

$settings['quota_type'] = 0;


$settings['quota_type'] = 1;

Will enable Imap Quota support.

SpamAssassin Plugin[edit | edit source]

cd plugins
wget http://voxel.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/php-sa-mysql/SquirrelSAP105.tgz
tar -xzf SquirrelSAP105.tgz
cd SquirrelSAP105/spamassassin/
mv config.php config.php.old
mv index.php index.php.old
mv options.php options.php.old
mv setup.php setup.php.old
mv spamassassin.php spamassassin.php.old
cat config.php.old |sed 's/^M$//' > config.php
cat setup.php.old |sed 's/^M$//' > setup.php
cat index.php.old |sed 's/^M$//' > index.php
cat options.php.old |sed 's/^M$//' > options.php
cat spamassassin.php.old |sed 's/^M$//' > spamassassin.php
rm -rf *.old

Postfixadmin Plugin[edit | edit source]

Filters Plugin[edit | edit source]

RetrieveUserData Plugin[edit | edit source]

This plugin will update the user name and email address from the Postfix database.

cd /usr/share/squirrelmail/plugins/
wget http://superb-east.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/retruserdata/retrieveuserdata.0.9-1.4.0.tar.gz
tar -xzf retrieveuserdata.0.9-1.4.0.tar.gz
cd retrieveuserdata
vim config.php

Now change the database type to MySQL

//  $SQRUD_RETRIEVE_DATA_FROM = "ldap.php";

And update the MySQL setup

$SQRUD_MYSQL_SERVER = 'localhost';
$SQRUD_MYSQL_USER = 'postfix';
$SQRUD_MYSQL_PASS = 'postfix';
$SQRUD_MYSQL_DB = 'postfix';
$SQRUD_MYSQL_TABLE = 'mailbox';

Now you need to add the plugin to SquirrelMail's config.


Shared Calendars Plugins[edit | edit source]

First you need to install an backend app for the calendar.

wget http://www.squirrelmail.org/plugins/calendar_file_backend-1.0-2.0.tar.gz

And install it

tar -xzf calendar_file_backend-1.0-2.0.tar.gz

Option 8, then add "calendar_file_backend" and save it and quit.

Now we need to install the Shared Calendars Plugin, lets download and install the app.

wget http://www.squirrelmail.org/plugins/shared_calendars-2.0.1-1.4.0.tar.gz
tar -xzf shared_calendars-2.0.1-1.4.0.tar.gz
cd calendar/data
cp config.php.sample config.php

Option 8, then add "calendar" and save it and quit.

Spam Buttons[edit | edit source]

wget http://wwww.squirrelmail.org/plugins/spam_buttons-2.1-1.4.0.tar.gz

File Manager Plugins[edit | edit source]

cd /usr/share/squirrelmail/plugins
wget http://squirrelmail.org/countdl.php?fileurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.squirrelmail.org%2Fplugins%2Ffile_manager-2.0-1.2.7.tar.gz
tar -xzf file_manager-2.0-1.2.7.tar.gz