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Date:      Wed, 20 Jul 2011 15:07:51 -0500
From:      "Jack L. Stone" <>
To:        Beech Rintoul <>,
Subject:   Re: Horde-4
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At 11:38 AM 7/20/2011 -0800, Beech Rintoul wrote:
>On Wednesday 20 July 2011 11:22:44 Beech Rintoul wrote:
>> On Wednesday 20 July 2011 09:47:33 Jack L. Stone wrote:
>> > Am running FBSD-7.x and IMAP WU + sendmail-8.4.x + MySQL-5.0.x
>> > 
>> > Sorry to bother the list with this but have searched and read everything
>> > google & has to offer but I find no solution
>> > to an important issue I'm having with the installation of horde4.
>> > 
>> > Although the port maintainer won't have the broken port for horde4, I
>> > have successfully installed Horde4 plus several common apps including,
>> > "IMP" app for an IMAP mail service.
>> All of the horde4 ports including webmail and groupware have been rewritten
>> and comitted. AFAIK everything is working properly. You may be missing some
>> libs or modules, so I would suggest a reinstall.
>> > The problem is while I have a good install with the Horde4 base frame and
>> > the apps, I can login to HORDE just fine, but when going to the IMAP app,
>> > my login fails. From what I understand, the same Horde login should work
>> > for the IMP. Reading the login scripts indicates that as well. I'm using
>> > MySQL (SQL) as the backend for everything that needs a backend so I may
>> > be able to handle a large number of users. I've installed Washington Uni
>> > (WU) Imap server and it's listening on the expected port 143.
>> > 
>> > I've worked on this issue over days and weeks, including reinstalls but
>> > cannot login to IMP for the mail services. In Horde, I can add users just
>> > fine and they appear in the MySQL horde database properly. I have a
>> > couple designated as admins.
>> > 
>> > If anyone on this list uses horde and maybe knows what I have missed I
>> > would appreciate any possible tips to check on. Does IMP not use the same
>> > login as I assUme?
>> Not necessarily. It all depends on your auth backend configs for both horde
>> and the apps. If you're using IMAP auth, you should be able to login to imp
>> as any regular user on the mail account. It's common to use IMAP auth as
>> your general auth backend, that way your users will end up in the right
>> account. You also need either SASL auth or Dovecot auth setup along with
>> your auth backend. IMAP SSL is required, imp will NOT work with IMAP plain
>> login unless you hack the configs by hand (bad idea).
>> Finally, uncheck the "disable horde test script" box on the main horde
>> configs under the general tab, save your configs and navigate to
>> horde/test.php, there is a section near the bottom for testing your IMAP
>> login. If that isn't successful, you're not going to get much further. If
>> the option doesn't exist at all, you don't have all the modules you need.
>> It will also give you an idea about the state of everything else.
>> Hope this gets you pointed in the right direction :-)
>> Beech
>I forgot to say use SASL or Dovecot auth if you also want to access and 
>remotely use your sendmail system outside of your horde portal. Horde imp 
>shouldn't have any problems out of the box if your IMAP is otherwise working 

Good help!

Should I use Dovecot or Dovecot2 ??


Happy trails,
Jack L. Stone

System Admin

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