Fast Debian Lenny / Exim4 install

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Fast Debian Lenny / Exim4 install

Postby cgz » Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:41 pm

This is a howto for the install of spamgourmet on a Debian Lenny server by a root user. It's more or less a copy/paste tutorial... But some prior admin knowledge are required. You will do this install as root, so as privileged user, you should have a basic idea of the system you are working on...

1/ Install the dependencies
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apt-get install exim4 apache2 libapache2-mod-perl2

Accept default options. For exim4, you will have to set it to receive mails from the internet and to send them directly or via a smarthost. Insert the IP address which should be monitored (in place of 127.0.0.1), and set the other domains that accept emails to your spamgourmet domain (for example dontbug.me). Finally, select ?No? to split the configuration file in multiples files.

Now you have a working Exim configuration. You can test it by sending an email to user@dontbug.me where user is a localuser. Mails should be delivered to the user Maildir or in a mailbox file, depending on your Exim configuration.

2/ Download the spamgourmet source code
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svn co https://spamgourmet.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/spamgourmet spamgourmet


3/ Copy the files in the right place
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cd spamgourmet
mkdir /usr/local/lib/spamgourmet
cp -R captchasrv mailhandler modules /usr/local/lib/spamgourmet
mkdir /var/www-spamgourmet
mkdir /var/www-spamgourmet/captcha
cp -R web/graphs.cgi web/html/* web/templates /var/www-spamgourmet
mkdir /etc/spamgourmet
cp conf/spamgourmet.config /etc/spamgourmet


4/ Edit the configuration files
/etc/spamgourmet/spamgourmet.config
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%localdomains = (
'dontbug.me' => 1
);
$admindomain = 'realdomain.com';
$dbstring = 'DBI:mysql:database=XXXdatabaseXXX;host=localhost';
$dbuser = 'XXXuserXXX';
$dbpassword = 'XXXpassXXX';
$debugfilename = '/var/log/spamgourmet.log'; # full path to debug output file
$webapproot = '/var/www-spamgourmet/';
$webtemplatedir = '/var/www-spamgourmet/templates/';
$secretphrase = 'XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX';
$mailhost = 'dontbug.me';
$adminemail = 'admin@realdomain.com';
$otherdomainemail = 'noreply@dontbug.me';

/var/www-spamgourmet/index.pl
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use lib "/usr/local/lib/spamgourmet/modules";
my $config = Mail::Spamgourmet::Config->new(configfile=>'/etc/spamgourmet/spamgourmet.config');

/var/www-spamgourmet/templates/EN/signupform.html
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<img src="http://www.dontbug.me/captcha/<%imagefilename%>" width="620" height="180" border="0">

/usr/local/lib/spamgourmet/captchasrv/captchasrv.pl
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use constant InstallDir => "usr/local/lib/spamgourmet/captchasrv";
use constant   TmpDir => "/var/www-spamgourmet/captcha";

/usr/local/lib/spamgourmet/mailhandler/spameater
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use lib "/usr/local/lib/spamgourmet/modules";
my $configfile = "/etc/spamgourmet/spamgourmet.config";

To work with Exim4 I also had to change
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$headerValues{'from'} = $ENV{'FROM'};

to
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$headerValues{'from'} = $ENV{'SENDER'};


5/ Create and setup the database
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mysqladmin -u root -p create XXXdatabaseXXX (name of the database from spamgourmet.config)

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mysql -u root -p
mysql> grant all privileges on XXXdatabaseXXX.* to 'XXXuserXXX'@'localhost' identified by 'XXXpassXXX';
mysql> exit

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mysql -u XXXuserXXX -p XXXdatabaseXXX < conf/db.sql
mysql -u XXXuserXXX -p XXXdatabaseXXX < conf/dialogs.sql


6/ Create a virtualhost
Create the config file: /etc/apache2/sites-available/dontbug.me
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<VirtualHost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:80>
      ServerAdmin admin@realdomain.com
      ServerName dontbug.me
      DocumentRoot /var/www-spamgourmet
      <Directory /var/www-spamgourmet/>
              Options +ExecCGI
              AllowOverride None
              AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl
      </Directory>
      ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/dontbug.me-error.log
      LogLevel warn
      CustomLog /var/log/apache2/dontbug.me-access.log combined
      ServerSignature Off
</VirtualHost>

Activate the virtualhost
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a2ensite dontbug.me

Reload the config
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/etc/init.d/apache2 reload


7/ Configure Exim4
Edit the main configuration file: /etc/exim4/exim4.conf.template

Enable the # character in the localparts (remove it twice):
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.ifndef CHECK_RCPT_LOCAL_LOCALPARTS
CHECK_RCPT_LOCAL_LOCALPARTS = ^[.] : ^.*[@%!/|`&?]
.endif
.ifndef CHECK_RCPT_REMOTE_LOCALPARTS
CHECK_RCPT_REMOTE_LOCALPARTS = ^[./|] : ^.*[@%!`&?] : ^.*/\\.\\./
.endif

Create a catchall router in the routers section
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catchall_dontbugme:
  driver = accept
  domains = dontbug.me
  transport = spamg_pipe

Create a transport in the transports section
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spamg_pipe:
  debug_print = "T: spamg_pipe for $local_part@$domain"
  driver = pipe
  command = /usr/local/spamgourmet/mailhandler/spameater

Restart Exim 4
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/etc/init.d/exim4 restart


8/ Start the captcha server
Start the captcha server. This is for tests only! You should start it with a non privileged user and with daemontools or something similar.
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/usr/local/spamgourmet/captchasrv/captchasrv.pl &


9/ Test your new spamgourmet server
Open your browser and create a new account: http://dontbug.me

10/ Customize...
There are a lot of references to spamgourmet.com in the code... So you will have to tune everything to your needs. A good start is the folder: /var/www-spamgourmet/templates/EN.
To find the relevant parts, you can always use the grep command over the source code ;-)
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Re: Fast Debian Lenny / Exim4 install

Postby cbw1066 » Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:41 pm

Thanks for the excellent tutorial.

I am using postfix and have worked out the config for it but am having problems with the apache end.

I have a few things running on my server (owncloud/squirrelmail) so need to access spamgourmet as https://www.domain.com/spamgourmet but am not sure what to do differently with the apache side of your tutorial.

Any help would be appreciated.

Regards,

Chris
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Re: Fast Debian Lenny / Exim4 install

Postby Josh Parris » Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:02 pm

Things have changed since 2011, but I managed a successful install on Debian Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus
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