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You need to go run conf.pl in the config/ directory first before you run this script. Example mkdir -p /var/local/squirrelmail/attach mv -i data/ /var/local/squirrelmail/ # Replace "data/" with the path to the original data directory. After doing all of this, make sure to create the attach directory, or squirrelmail might throw an error to users when they attach something to a message. Don't forget to show > what the directory is set to and the permissions it has. > >> Assuming this error on the login has to do with this >> >

You have to set that in the the configuration script, by executing; cd /[path to SquirrelMail]/ config/conf.pl in the shell. Offline #5 2008-02-11 21:36:04 darose Member Registered: 2004-04-13 Posts: 120 Re: squirrelmail problem - data dir does not exist [solved] qwak wrote:Soved.It was php security issue and some changes in http To install plug-ins for SquirrelMail, you will need to make your own custom SquirrelMail installation (see this DH Wiki Article for more info); you can't add plug-ins to the default "DH Get rid of "Dark Gray" and "Darkness" themes by deleting their php files in the "themes" directory. http://squirrelmail.org/wiki/DataAndAttachmentsDirectories

ERROR: I cannot write to data dir (/var/local/squirrelmail/data/)! I suggest double/triple checking your configuration file to locate where the path for the default_pref file is defined, and make sure that you set it to a directory *your user* owns You can always come back here for help if you have a specific question, but doing a little "basic training" will go a lot further than just getting technical answers here Create a link to point to the correct file and restart Apache.

Posts: 6,619 Joined: Aug 2001 Squirrelmail plug-ins That error message is telling you that the program is trying to find (and use) your preferences file (default_pref), but couldn't find it, and Please ask Agaric! Otherwise, the phpinfo() command will only be displayed instead of executed. As a side note, it's not recommended to run the web servers run as an anonymous user such as nobody.nogroup.

Plugins OK. Top mattg Moderator Posts: 15833 Joined: 2007-06-14 05:12 Location: 'The Outback' Australia Re: Help with SquirrelMail Install on IIS 6.0 Quote Postby mattg » 2010-01-21 06:08 If you still get the I know it must be something small I am missing but cant > >> find the problem > > > > If you want help, then read the mailing list posting find this IMAP and the data directory are two different things. > > > > > >> ERROR > >> Error connecting to IMAP server: localhost. > >> 111 : Connection refused >

I know this is not the SquirrelMail help forum, Yes I tried reading the help/install docs but what I can find doesnt seem to help... Top dzekas Senior user Posts: 2486 Joined: 2005-10-13 21:28 Location: Lithuania Re: Help with SquirrelMail Install on IIS 6.0 Quote Postby dzekas » 2012-04-22 10:56 uphadmin wrote:When you launch conf.pl (meaning I actually just got it working. The attachments directory is used for temporarily storing attachments which needs to be cached at the server before being sent.

Cleaning the attachments directory Usually SquirrelMail removes the attachments from the attachments directory when sending them, but if a user decides not to send the mail and doesn't remove the attachments Check This Out Note: The spacing must be exactly as shown. I did find an old post saying something about a safe mode but I can't find anything in the Apache directory relating to safe mode. OS X users losing email See here. When upgrading squirrelmail, be sure to save the "data" subdirectory which contains all the users' settings.

Themes OK. Back Search Member List Help Current time: 11-09-2016, 05:18 PM Hello There, Guest! (Login — Register) DreamHost Forum » Web Development » Web Applications and One-Click Installs « Previous 1 ... Now Search log events and configuration files using AJAX and a browser. This can take a long time.

Lightning200MPHFebruary 14th, 2011, 07:46 PMI still have not been able to solve this, I'm not sure what I'm looking for in the config.pl file but in the config.php the $data_dir is Another reason php may crash is that your httpd.conf file contains references to both php4 and php5. Linux Setup Notes Last updated May 28 2009 Installation of Squirrelmail Web Email Interface Squirrelmail is a way for users to access their email using a browser. also, I added read and execute permissions to cmd.exe for the IUSR account.thanks!

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Still grepping through log files to find problems? Don't forget to show what the directory is set to and the permissions it has. > Assuming this error on the login has to do with this Why is that? drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2011-02-10 21:32 .. -rw------- 1 www-data www-data 207 2011-02-10 22:18 [email protected]"website".com.pref I wiped out another box and duplicated my setup so I can "try" stuff. Then I restarted IIS and still the same.

remove the squirrel mail that on your system. reply Post new comment Your name: * E-mail: * The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. IMAP and the data directory are two different things. > ERROR > Error connecting to IMAP server: localhost. > 111 : Connection refused ------------------------------------------------------------------------- This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk I just ran into this same problem!

also there are less features, IE: the calendar is missing.. I also saw on the squirrel mail http://squirrelmail.org/wiki/DataPermission page something about absolute paths, but I couldn't find anything in the config.pl file pointing to /var/lib/squirrelmail/data folder. Make sure that IUSR_something (anonymous internet user) can execute it. If you install php from source, it may also be necessary to recompile Apache httpd.