How to change the welcome email message text in ISPConfig 3

As of ISPConfig 3.0.4, the text of the welcome email message that is sent to new email accounts is stored in the folder /usr/local/ispconfig/server/conf/mail/. The message has this format: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ From: ISPConfig <postmaster@localhost.localdomain> Subject: Welcome to your new email account. Welcome to your new email account. Your webmaster. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ The first line starts with "From: ... Read more

Fix for Courier IMAP Error: check for configuration errors with the FAM/Gamin library

I've got the following error message on Debian Linux (6.0) with Courier IMAP server: Filesystem notification initialization error -- contact your mail administrator (check for configuration errors with the FAM/Gamin library) when I tried to access a IMAP share. The resaon for the problem seems to be that the "fam" package was not working correctly. ... Read more

How to disable spamfilter- and antivirus functions in ISPConfig 3

If you use a mailserver wil very low ram (< 500 MB) and a slow CPU then it might be nescessary to disable the spam- and antivirus filter functions in ISPConfig 3 as amavisd and clamav might be too heavy for your server hardware. The steps to disable clamav and amavisd are: Edit postfix main.cf ... Read more

How to solve the ClamAV error “This version of the ClamAV engine is outdated” on Debian 5.0 (Lenny)

As of today, all ClamAV 0.94 or older installs will stop working. The Debian project has not released updates for their current stable release (5.0) yet to solve this, but there is a workaround. The Debain volatile project provides newer clamav versions. The installation steps to install ClamAV 0.95.3 on Debian lenny are: 1) Add ... Read more

How to enable port 465 (smtps) in postfix mailserver

More and more internet access providers are closing port 25 to reduce spam except for connections to their own mailservers. If you run your own mailserver and have problems to connect to it on port 25, you can enable port 465 (smtps) in postfix as a workaround. Edit the /etc/postfix/master.cf file: vi /etc/postfix/master.cf and remove ... Read more

How can an email user in ISPConfig 3 change his password?

To allow email users in ISPConfig 3 that do not have a client login to change their password, you can use one of these webmail plugins: Plugin for roundcube: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37077 Plugin for Squirrelmail: http://www.howtoforge.com/forums/showthread.php?t=35297 Tutorial about installing the squirrelmail plugin: http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-configure-squirrelmail-to-allow-users-to-change-their-email-passwords-on-an-ispconfig-3-server