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Old 03-18-2011
Mail server using POP3

Hi,

I am trying to set up a mail server on Redhat9. I have read about POP3 and have decided to use that. However, I am unable to configure the files properly.

Can anyone tell me how to configure POP3?

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XMAIL(8)						      System Manager's Manual							  XMAIL(8)

NAME
XMail - Internet Mail Server SYNOPSIS
XMail [options] DESCRIPTION
XMail is an Internet and intranet mail server featuring an SMTP server, POP3 server, finger server, multiple domains, no need for users to have a real system account, SMTP relay checking, RBL/RSS/ORBS/DUL and custom ( IP based and address based ) spam protection, SMTP authenti- cation ( PLAIN LOGIN CRAM-MD5 POP3-before-SMTP and custom ), a POP3 account syncronizer with external POP3 accounts, account aliases, domain aliases, custom mail processing, direct mail files delivery, custom mail filters, mailing lists, remote administration, custom mail exchangers, logging, and multi-platform code. XMail sources compile under GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris and NT/2K. OPTIONS
Most of XMail configuration settings are command line tunables. Switches recognized by server: XMail core -Ms pathname Mail root path. -Md Activate debug (verbose) mode. -Mr hours Activate log rotation. -Mx split-level Set the queue split level. The value You set here is rounded to the lower prime number higher or equal than the value You've set. -MR bytes Set socket receive buffer size. -MS bytes Set socket send buffer size. POP3 Server -Pp port Set POP3 server port. -Pt timeout Set POP3 session timeout (seconds) after which the server will close the connection if not receive any commands. -Pl Enable POP3 logging. -Pw timeout Set the delay timeout in response to a bad POP3 login. Such time will be doubled at the next bad login. -Ph Hang the connection in bad login response. -PI ip[:port] Bind server to the specified ip address and optional port ( can be multiple ). -PX nthreads Set the maximum number of threads for POP3 server. SMTP Server -Sp port Set SMTP server port. -St timeout Set SMTP session timeout in seconds after which the server will close the connection if not receive any commands. -Sl timeout Enable SMTP logging. -SI ip[:port] Bind server to the specified ip address and optional port ( can be multiple ). -SX nthreads Set the maximum number of threads for SMTP server. -Sr maxrcpts Set the maximu number of recipients for a single SMTP message ( default 100 ). -Se nsecs Set the expire timeout for a POP3 authentication IP ( default 900 ). SMTP Queue Processing -Qn nthreads Set the number of mailer threads. -Qt timeout Set the timeout to be waited for a next try after send failure. Default 480. -Qi ratio Set the increment ratio of the reschedule time in sending a messages. At every failure in delivery a message, reschedule time T is incremented by ( T / ratio ), therefore T(i) = T(i-1) + T(i-1)/ratio. If You set this ratio to zero, T remain unchanged over delivery tentatives. Default 16. -Qr nretries Set the maximum number of times to try to send the message. Default 32. -Ql Enable SMAIL logging. POP3 Account synchronization -Yi interval Set external POP3 accounts sync interval. Default 120. -Yt nthreads Set the number of POP3 sync threads. Finger server -Fp port Set FINGER server port. -Fl Enable FINGER logging. -FI ip[:port] Bind server to the specified ip address and optional port ( can be multiple ). Remote administration server -Cp port Set CTRL server port. -Ct timeout Set CTRL session timeout after which the server will close the connection if not receive any commands. -Cl Enable CTRL logging. -CI ip[:port] Bind server to the specified ip address and optional port ( can be multiple ). -CX nthreads Set the maximum number of threads for CTRL server. Local mail processing -Ln nthreads Set the number of local mailer threads. -Lt timeout Set the sleep timeout for LMAIL threads. Default 2 sec. -Ll Enable local mail logging. ENVIRONMENT
MAIL_ROOT XMail root directory. MAIL_CMD_LINE Command line arguments. NOTES
If XMail catches signal SIGINT, it performs a clean shutdown. Shutdown operation may take some time. SEE ALSO
sendmail(1). AUTHOR
XMail program was written by Davide Libenzi <davidel@xmailserver.org>. This manual page was written by Radim Kolar <hsn@cybermail.net>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). March 12, 2002 XMAIL(8)

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