Setting Up An IMAP-Based Email Solution, part 3 - Page 2

 By Stew Benedict
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Now point your browser to http://localhost/webmail, and you should be greeted by the SquirrelMail login screen:

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Login with your username and password, and by default you'll be able to access your inbox. You can also create additional mail folders, or access folders in your home directory created with other standard mail clients.

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SquirrelMail has proved to be quite popular, and has already aquired a number of contributed plugins. These include a spellchecker, filters, pop server hooks, administration, and other useful tools.

Part 4 of this series will deal with enabling SSL and the following week will feature a closing sidebar story regarding off-the-shelf packages that handle IMAP under UNIX systems.

This article was originally published on Jun 22, 2001
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