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Exim4 With Courier IMAP

Configuring Exim4 to work with Courier as a IMAP server.
This howto was completed on a Debian Linux box, success on other linux flavors may vary.

First install courier-imap and courier-imap-ssl on your mail server.

# apt-get install courier-imap 
# apt-get install courier-imap-ssl

Next create the Maildir in /etc/skel/ so future users added to the server will have the correct mail settings.

# maildirmake /etc/skel/Maildir 

Edit the file /etc/exim4/update_exim4.conf.conf and add:


Create the file: /etc/exim4/conf.d/transport/55_courier_transport and add the following to the file:

driver = appendfile
group = mail
mode = 0660
mode_fail_narrower = false
envelope_to_add = true
return_path_add = true

maildir_format = true

Restart exim4.

# /etc/init.d/exim4 restart 

Restart Courier-IMAP.

# /etc/init.d/courier-imap restart