While POP3 and IMAP mail retrieval protocols are the most popular, used with client programs installed on the client computers, while users are on the road, vacation or at home, a web-based e-mail alternate is useful. Below, I used the old SquirrelMail, to avoid major changes for my e-mail clients.
# Install a web frontend for eMail
# Adjust php.ini, to allow attachments larger than 2MB
Change or set the following /usr/local/etc/php.ini parameters, to taste
### Add a definition for the webmail location to the web server
### I'll set the document root to squirellmail root dir. Edit /usr/local/etc/apache22/httpd.conf
### Add other plugins for squirrelmail, to taste
[ this may depend on png, libcheck and other packages, including OpenLDAP client libraries and tools, php53-zlib, php53-iconv, curl, php53-ldap, pecl-APC, php53-SOAP, php53-simplexml, php53-curl, php53-mcrypt, php53-zlib, php53-ctype, php53gd, zend framework etc. It is advisable to uncheck X11 support from graphics/php53-gd configuration dialog if you don't want X11 support.
This will require a restart to the httpd process ]
### Restart apache
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