Using Qmail with Archiveopteryx

Unlike its cousins Exim and Postfix, qmail doesn't support LMTP. When interfacing it to Archiveopteryx, SMTP has to be used.

To configure Archiveopteryx to listen, enable SMTP and perhaps disable LMTP in archiveopteryx.conf. Pick some unusual port for SMTP if you're running Archiveopteryx and qmail on the same host:

use-lmtp = false
use-smtp = true
smtp-port = 9922
smtp-address =

For qmail, add the relevant domain(s) to /var/qmail/control/smtproutes. If mail for is to be stored in Archiveopteryx, you can add this line:

You must also configure qmail to accept mail for by adding it to /var/qmail/control/rcpthosts.

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Last modified: 2011-05-17