CommuniGate Pro on NetBSD

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Those are quick notes on how to run the CommuniGate Systems (Community Edition) on a NetBSD/xen domU.

Quoting the Web site CommuniGate Pro Community Edition for SOHO, Home Users & Developers:

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I’m going to install the NetBSD (2.0 only available) edition in a netbsd-5 domU with NetBSD 2.0 Compatibility.

Install NetBSD 5 domU.

Have the NetBSD 3 compatibility package (emulators/compat30) extracted somewhere.

Install the package:

# pkg_add -f CGatePro-NetBSD-Intel.tgz

pkg_add: Warning: package 'CGatePro-5.2.16' was built for a platform:  
pkg_add: NetBSD/i386 2.0 (pkg) vs. NetBSD/i386 5.0_STABLE (this host)  
Executing 'chmod 2555 /usr/pkg/CommuniGate/mail'  
Executing 'chmod 2555 /usr/pkg/CommuniGate/sendmail'  
Executing 'chmod 2555 /usr/pkg/CommuniGate/CGServer'  
Executing 'ln -s /usr/pkg/CommuniGate/mail /usr/bin/cgmail'  
[ Congratulations and welcome to the CommuniGate Pro -                      ]  
[ The Integrated Communication System.                                      ]  

The CommuniGate Pro software is installed in  

By default, the CommuniGate Pro will keep all its data files in  

If you want to change these locations, modify the startup script  

If you were running a legacy mail application - sendmail, qmail, etc. -  
you will need to disable those applications, so they won't interfere with  
the CommuniGate Pro server.

On the first start the CommuniGate Pro server should create several folders  
in the /var/CommuniGate directory. The postmaster password is located in  
Find that password, and use it to connect to the server WebAdmin Interface.

Direct your browser to and log in as postmaster.

See <> for details.

Copyright (c) 1998-2009, Stalker Software, Inc.

Install the required NetBSD 3.0 librairies:

# cp -p /tmp/compat/emul/netbsd/usr/lib/* /usr/lib/

Start CommuniGate Pro:

#/usr/pkg/etc/rc.d/CommuniGate start

Browse to http://yourserver:8010/ and configure it.