mkimap

A (small) Perl script to aid in creating spool and configuration directories for Cyrus IMAP installations.

Synopsis

mkimap config-file

Description

The mkimap script reads in the configuration file specified on the command-line or uses /etc/imapd.conf to determine a list of directories that Cyrus IMAP would need to operate.

Among these directories are:

Note

This utility needs to be executed as the user cyrus (or the user you run the Cyrus IMAP service as).

Options

config-file

Use the specified configuration file config-file rather than the default imapd.conf(5).

Examples

mkimap /etc/imapd.conf
Create necessary directories based on settings in /etc/imapd.conf.
reading configure file /etc/imapd.conf...
i will configure directory /var/lib/imap.
i saw partition /var/spool/imap/mail.
i saw partition /var/spool/imap/news.
done
configuring /var/lib/imap...
creating /var/spool/imap/mail...
creating /var/spool/imap/news...
done

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