A (small) Perl script to aid in creating spool and configuration directories for Cyrus IMAP installations. Synopsis

mkimap config-file Description

The mkimap script reads in the configuration file specified on the command-line or uses /etc/imapd.conf to determine a list of directories that Cyrus IMAP would need to operate.

Among these directories are:


This utility needs to be executed as the user cyrus (or the user you run the Cyrus IMAP service as). Options


Use the specified configuration file config-file rather than the default imapd.conf(5). Examples

mkimap /etc/imapd.conf
Create necessary directories based on settings in /etc/imapd.conf.
reading configure file /etc/imapd.conf...
i will configure directory /var/lib/imap.
i saw partition /var/spool/cyrus/mail.
i saw partition /var/spool/cyrus/news.
configuring /var/lib/imap...
creating /var/spool/cyrus/mail...
creating /var/spool/cyrus/news...
done See Also