Courier

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Courier

http://www.courier-mta.org/
Integrated mail/groupware server

The Courier mail transfer agent (MTA) is an integrated mail/groupware server based on open commodity protocols such as ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, LDAP, SSL, and HTTP. It provides ESMTP, IMAP, POP3, webmail, and mailing list services within a single, consistent, framework. Individual components can be enabled or disabled at will. Courier now implements basic web-based calendaring and scheduling services integrated in the webmail module. Courier implements SMTP extensions for mailing list management and spam filtering. Courier can function as an intermediate mail relay, relaying mail between an internal LAN and the Internet, or perform final delivery to mailboxes. Courier uses maildirs as its native mail storage format, but it can also deliver mail to legacy mailbox files as well. Courier's configuration is set by plain text files and Perl scripts. Most of Courier's configuration can now be adjusted from a web browser, using Courier's web-based administration module.

Documentation

User INSTALL guide included and available in HTML format from http://www.courier-mta.org/install.html; User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.courier-mta.org/FAQ.html; User manpages available in HTML format from http://www.courier-mta.org/


Download

Download version 0.76.3 (stable)
released on 18 September 2016

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3Genium5 December 2016



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Sam Varshavchik Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/svarshavchik/courier
DeveloperDownloadhttps://github.com/svarshavchik/courier/releases
DeveloperDownloadhttps://sourceforge.net/projects/courier/files/courier/
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://sourceforge.net/p/courier/courier.git/ci/master/tree/
DeveloperHomepagehttp://www.courier-mta.org/status.html
DeveloperDownloadhttp://www.courier-mta.org/download.html
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:mrsam@courier-mta.com


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisiteOpenSSL (for support for SSL/TLS)
Required to buildeither GDBM *or* Berkeley DB library
Weak prerequisiteOpenLDAP (support for LDAP directories)
Required to buildmake
Required to buildC++ compiler (*not* gcc 3.0)
Weak prerequisiteMySQL/PostgreSQL development libraries (support for MySQL/PostgreSQL authentication)
Required to buildPerl 5
Weak prerequisitemgetty+sendfax/groff *or* troff (not tested)/ghostscript/NetPBM (all of these for sending email messages via fax
Required to buildexpect

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 5 December 2016.



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