On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 11:37:53AM -0400, Bob Johnson wrote:
> On 9/21/07, Lotfi kecir <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > hello. i'm newbbie in Unix especially in in FreeBSD. Recently i have setup
> > one mail server with postfix-dovecot and i would like to migrate it to Qmail
> > server. but i didn't know how to do it. Someone can give help me?
> > Thanks.
> The short answer should be that you just install the mail/qmail port.
> The details of how to move the mailboxes to the new server depend on
> what mailbox format you are using now. If they are Maildir format,
> Qmail will be able to use them with no changes. If they are not
> Maildir format, you will need to post that information.
> But please do not use Qmail -- it pollutes everyone else's mailbox
> with blowback spam.
There are patches to stop that. Look at the mail/qmail-spamcontrol port.
It will install a patched version of qmail that can refuse to accept mail
to non-existing addresses instead of bouncing them as qmail normally does.
> If someone has convinced you that you want to use
> Qmail, I strongly recommend that you consider Courier instead. It was
> designed to be a drop-in replacement for Qmail, but does not have most
> of the problems that Qmail has. The configuration files are very
> similar to Qmail, so Qmail training should transfer to Courier pretty
> If you are putting this on the same server you now use for
> postfix/dovecot, you will probably need to edit /etc/rc.conf to
> disable your old mail program and enable the new one. E.g. if there is
> a 'postfix_enable="YES"' statement, you may need to replace it with
> something like 'courier_enable="YES"'.
> - Bob
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