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Webmin & Postfix Install

Email & Webmin Install

Computer: Shuttlex

OS: Mandrake Linux 10.0 Official Power Pack

Friday 16 July 2004

Installation Log

  1. Open terminal, su to root
  2. Install postfix: urpmi postfix
  3. Install webmin: urpmi webmin
  4. Install apache:  urpmi apache
  5. Update packages: urpmi --update --auto-select
  6. Start webmin, postfix daemons
  7. Test webmin in browser: https://localhost:10000/

Postfix Install

[root@shuttlex root]# urpmi postfix
To satisfy dependencies, the following packages are going to be installed (3 MB):
libpostfix1-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586
postfix-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586
Is this OK? (Y/n) Y
Please insert the medium named "Installation CD 1 (x86) " on device [/dev/hdb]
Press Enter when ready...

installing /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/postfix-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/libpostfix1-2.1.0-0.20040209.18mdk.i586.rpm
Preparing...                ##################################################
   1:libpostfix1            ##################################################
   2:postfix                ##################################################
Shutting down kernel logger: [  OK  ]
Shutting down system logger: [  OK  ]
Starting system logger: [  OK  ]
Starting kernel logger: [  OK  ]

Webmin Install


[root@shuttlex root]# urpmi webmin
To satisfy dependencies, the following packages are going to be installed (24 MB):
lsof-4.68-1mdk.i586
perl-Authen-PAM-0.14-3mdk.i586
perl-CGI-3.00-2mdk.noarch
perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-2mdk.i586
webmin-1.121-4mdk.noarch
Is this OK? (Y/n) Y
Please insert the medium named "Installation CD 2 (x86) " on device [/dev/hdb]
Press Enter when ready...

The following packages have bad signatures:
/mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS2/webmin-1.121-4mdk.noarch.rpm: Invalid Key ID ((sha1) dsa sha1 md5 gpg GPG#70771ff3 OK)
Do you want to continue installation ? (y/N) y
installing /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS2/webmin-1.121-4mdk.noarch.rpm /var/cache/urpmi/rpms/perl-CGI-3.00-2mdk.noarch.rpm /var/cache/urpmi/rpms/perl-Net_SSLeay-1.25-2mdk.i586.rpm /var/cache/urpmi/rpms/perl-Authen-PAM-0.14-3mdk.i586.rpm /var/cache/urpmi/rpms/lsof-4.68-1mdk.i586.rpm
Preparing...                ##################################################
   1:lsof                   ##################################################
   2:perl-Authen-PAM        ##################################################
   3:perl-Net_SSLeay        ##################################################
   4:perl-CGI               ##################################################
   5:webmin                 ##################################################
[root@shuttlex root]#

Apache Install

[root@shuttlex root]# urpmi apache
To satisfy dependencies, the following packages are going to be installed (2 MB):
apache-1.3.29-1mdk.i586
apache-conf-2.0.48-2mdk.i586
apache-modules-1.3.29-1mdk.i586
apache2-common-2.0.48-6mdk.i586
libapr0-2.0.48-6mdk.i586
libdb3.3-3.3.11-17mdk.i586
libmm1-1.3.0-3mdk.i586
Is this OK? (Y/n) Y
Please insert the medium named "Installation CD 1 (x86) " on device [/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target1/lun0/cd]
Press Enter when ready...

installing /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/libapr0-2.0.48-6mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/apache-conf-2.0.48-2mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/libmm1-1.3.0-3mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/apache2-common-2.0.48-6mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/libdb3.3-3.3.11-17mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/apache-modules-1.3.29-1mdk.i586.rpm /mnt/cdrom/Mandrake/RPMS/apache-1.3.29-1mdk.i586.rpm
Preparing...                ##################################################
   1:libdb3.3               ##################################################
   2:libmm1                 ##################################################
   3:apache-conf            ##################################################
   4:libapr0                ##################################################
   5:apache2-common         ##################################################
   6:apache-modules         ##################################################
Recreating httpd-perl.conf from compat file
Recreating httpd.conf from compat file
   7:apache                 ##################################################
Re-creating /etc/httpd/modules
Re-creating /etc/httpd/extramodules

Test Webmin

Comments

Bruno Massaro said…
Hi Neils,

Can you help me?

I do urpmi postfix, to install the email service. Now i need see the database that the emails are going. Whats the name of this database? And Is it Postgres or Mysql?

Sorry, i´m from Brasil and i cant speak english very well.

Thanks,
bruno.massaro@terra.com.br
contato@brunomassaro.com
Bruno Massaro
Neil Johnson said…
Bruno,

I don't know the details of your Postfix installation, but typically, Postfix defaults to a local, non-SQL database. For details, see the Postfix Lookup Table Overview..

You could probably find out which data store you are using by poking around in:

/etc/postfix/main.cf

Beyond that, I'm not familiar with the specifics of how to track email through the database.

Best,

Neil

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