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Linux Email: Set up and Run a Small Office Email Server by Patrick Ben Koetter, Magnus Back, Alistair McDonald, Carl Taylor, David Rusenko

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SquirrelMail Installation and Configuration

This section will examine the following:

  • The Prerequisites to a SquirrelMail installation
    • Basic requirements
    • Configuration requirements

  • Installing SquirrelMail
    • Binary or source installation

  • Configuring SquirrelMail

Prerequisites to Installation

SquirrelMail requires both PHP and a web server that supports PHP scripts to be installed before proceeding. In our case, we will be using the Apache web server, although others will work as well.

First, we will go over the basic requirements, and what to do if you do not meet them. Next, we will go over some more advanced requirements that may impact on certain features within SquirrelMail.

Basic Requirements

At the time of writing, the most current stable version of ...

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