A Hello, and a webmail query

Paul Truran paul at truran.net
Tue Apr 2 14:24:14 BST 2002

Hi Guys,

This is my first post, as I've only signed up recently.  I've got a
FreeBSD 4.5system at home acting a gateway for my cable modem connection.  I'm also
running a mailserverand webserver amongst other things on it.  I need to be able to access the
mail on the server fromwork, but due to an extremely restrictive firewall (which I have no
control over) I cannotconnect to the IMAP server directly, as every port except 21 and 80 is
blocked.  So, to getaround this, I would like a web front end for the mail server.  I am
currently using one calledsquirrelmail, which I am using to send this email...It works okish, but it
is a bit cheap andnasty, and tends to screw up the format of emails sent via it (so if this
email looks a bit messedup, it is because of squirrelmail, not because I can't type ;-) ).

So, to get the the point,

does anyone know a good IMAP web front end for FreeBSD?  I have tried to
get the IMP portinstalled many times without success, both the stable and the development
version.  Theproblem seems to be that PHP needs to have IMAP support installed, but it
always fails when Itry and install it with this option selected.  This has happened with PHP
4.1.1 and 4.1.2,which is what I am currently running (under apache 1.3.22)
Any one got any ideas?


Paul Truran

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