courier-imap installation

Martin Hepworth maxsec at
Sat Jan 1 13:06:49 PST 2005

If you did from the ports tree then they'll be an rc script in

(or look in the pkg_mesg file in the directory to see exactly where it it...

On Sat, 1 Jan 2005 14:57:34 -0600, artware <artware at> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> I'm a n00b to FreeBSD, and I'm trying to install courier-imap with
> 5.3, but I'm not sure what steps I should be taking. I did:
> pkg_add -r courier-imap
> However, when I do:
> /usr/local/libexec/courier-imap/imapd.rc start
> (as the courier-imap manual instructs), it gives me:
> /usr/local/etc/courier-imap/imapd does not exist, forgot make install-configure?
> Which is odd, because imapd actually seems to be in
> /usr/local/bin/imapd, and I would assume that courier-imap was
> configured properly when it was prepared as a port. I would just
> change the relevant line in imapd.rc, but I don't want to go mucking
> around with something I don't fully understand -- especially because I
> need this server to be extremely secure and "by the book." Also, is
> there a way to manage courier-imap via Webmin?
> Sorry if the answer is obvious or really common -- posting really is
> my last resort after searching this list and the web for help. Outside
> of this problem, I'm loving FreeBSD. It reminds me of my days running
> NetBSD/mac68k on my Mac IIsi. :)
> Thanks in advance!
> - ben
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