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authorJohn Denker <jsd@av8n.com>2012-06-02 01:58:45 (GMT)
committerJohn Denker <jsd@av8n.com>2012-06-02 01:58:45 (GMT)
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+SAVE COPIES OF YOUR OUTGOING MAIL! Like any other piece of software (and
+information generally), the qmail system comes with NO WARRANTY. It's
+much more secure and reliable than sendmail, but that's not saying much.
+
+
+Here's how to upgrade to netqmail 1.05. This procedure will overwrite the
+old qmail binaries. Furthermore, it may begin delivering messages from
+the queue before you have had a chance to test it.
+
+
+WARNING for upgrades from 1.00 or 1.01: qlist has been split into a
+separate package. You can obtain it from http://pobox.com/~djb/qlist.html
+if you have any users who need it.
+
+WARNING for upgrades from 1.01: recipientmap is gone. The virtualdomains
+mechanism has been expanded to support virtual users.
+
+
+Before starting, compare conf* to your old conf*, and make any necessary
+changes. You can copy conf* from 1.02 or 1.03.
+
+
+How to install:
+
+ 1. Compile the programs and create the formatted man pages:
+ # make it man
+
+ 2. Inform your users that mail will not be accepted for a few minutes.
+
+ 3. Disable deliveries by killing your old qmail-send. Wait for it to
+ print ``exiting'' in the log.
+
+ 4. Disable SMTP service by commenting out the smtp line in inetd.conf;
+ kill -HUP your inetd. (If you are using tcpserver, simply kill -STOP
+ your tcpserver. If you are running a QMTP server, disable that too.)
+ Wait for current qmail-smtpd processes to die.
+
+ 5. Install the new binaries and man pages:
+ # make setup check
+
+ 6. If your boot scripts are using qmail-start instead of /var/qmail/rc:
+ Copy /var/qmail/boot/home to /var/qmail/rc. (Use home+df instead if
+ you have installed dot-forward; use proc or proc+df if you are using
+ procmail by default for local deliveries.) Compare /var/qmail/rc to
+ your qmail-start boot line, and edit /var/qmail/rc if necessary.
+ Replace your qmail-start boot line with
+ csh -cf '/var/qmail/rc &'
+
+ 7. Reenable deliveries:
+ # csh -cf '/var/qmail/rc &'
+
+ 8. Read TEST.deliver.
+
+ 9. Reenable SMTP service by restoring the smtp line in inetd.conf; kill
+ -HUP your inetd. (If you are using tcpserver, simply kill -CONT your
+ tcpserver. If you are running a QMTP server, reenable that too.)
+
+10. Read TEST.receive.
+
+
+That's it! To report success:
+ % ( echo 'First M. Last'; cat `cat SYSDEPS` ) | mail djb-qst@cr.yp.to
+Replace First M. Last with your name.
+
+If you have questions about qmail, join the qmail mailing list; see
+http://pobox.com/~djb/qmail.html.