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Downloading & Setting up Squirrelmail

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

Setting SMTP Auth with Squirrelmail

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

Compatibility Plugin

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

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

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

Filters Plugin

RetrieveUserData Plugin

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

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

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

File Manager Plugins

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