Upgrade to OpenSMTPD 6.4.0

It’s no secret that configuration for OpenSMTPD changed a lot with version 6.4.0. Despite the fact that changes were announced long time ago and that many configuration examples have popped-up, my particular usage wasn’t covered(1). Namely: using OpenSMTPD with Dovecot and Rspamd as chained MTA.

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Send email with chrooted PHP in OpenBSD

OpenBSD highly enables chrooting daemons. I try to do it as much as possible. But lazy software sometime fail to work out of the box. Here’s my notes to enable sending email via chroot PHP (in my case, hear WordPress).

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OpenSMTPD and Dovecot on OpenBSD 5.7

Those are my notes about configuring OpenSMTPD 5.4.4 and Dovecot 2.2.15 on OpenBSD 5.7. I’ve setup virtual domains and users. In this simple configuration, the virtual users are matched with local users for mail delivery. SMTP submission is authenticated and passwords for all mail services are stored in usual system files. Of course, mail reception is protected by spamd. Here are the directions.
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YAQR, iRedMail 0.8.1 on OpenBSD 5.1

There was a “The ultimate OpenBSD email server” thread on misc@ those days. After “Mailserv”, another response was “iRedMail”. Still interested in the subject, here’s Yet Another Quick Review of the iRedMail 0.8.1 on OpenBSD 5.1.

Quoting its website: iRedMail is a ZERO COST, full-featured, Open Source Email Server Solution released under GPLv2. Woaw… You saw that great fireworks and garland lights… Just kidding. Now, let’s see what you get.

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Quick look at OpenSMTPD on OpenBSD 5.1

I want to have a look at a replacement for my Postfix/Dovecot/OpenLDAP mail server using the OpenSMTPd implementation. Not that it doesn’t work ; in fact I don’t get that much mail and everything works like a charm. I just want to see if I can use as much all-inclusive OpenBSD 5.1 daemons.

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