ANNOUNCE - IndiMail 1.8.3 Released

DATE: Tue Sep 20 19:25:31 IST 2011

This is Release 1.8.3 of IndiMail. The release has both source.tar.gz, RPMs and debs.

o added capability to send mails through multiple IP in qmail-remote, qmail-qmqpc
o added if-else type of programming in qmail-local
o fixed initsvc for virtual machines
o added DNSBL, SURBL functionality
o systemd support for starting IndiMail at boot (FC15)
o BUG related to opening of control files in qmail-dk, qmail-dkim, qmail-inject

This release includes the following files

README-1.8.3 (Introduction to IndiMail)
INSTALL-1.8.3 (Source Installation Instructions)
INSTALL-RPM-1.8.3 (Install Instructions using RPM)
INSTALL-MYSQL-1.8.3 (MySQL specific Installation Instructions)
README-CLUSTER (Steps on configuring a clustered setup)
Quick-INSTALL-1.8.3 (A minimal documentation on Installation/Configuration)
RELEASE-Notes-1.8.3 (This file)
indimail-1.8.3.tar.gz (IndiMail source)

IndiMail has two RPM / yum repositories for most of the Linux Distros at

Stable Releases

Bleeding Edge Releases
IndiMail has RPM / yum repositories for the latest features being added. You will find the bleeding edge RPMs at

You will find the RPMs for both 32bit and 64bit OS on the above
two repositories

Currently, the list of supported distributions for IndiMail is (for
both 32 and 64 bit) are

o openSUSE 11.4
o openSUSE 11.3
o openSUSE Tumbleweed
o SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1
o SUSE Linux Enterprise 11
o SUSE Linux Enterprise 10
o openSUSE Factory

* Red Hat
o Fedora 15
o Fedora 14
o Fedora 13
o Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
o Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
o CentOS 5
o CentOS 6
o Mandriva_2010.1

* Debian
o Debian 6.0
o Debian 5.0
o Ubuntu 11.04
o Ubuntu 10.10
o Ubuntu 10.04
o Ubuntu 9.10


* Tue Sep 20 2011

Release 1.8.3 Start 01/07/2011
1. Fix null DBINFO entry being returned when no entries in assign file
2. balance_outgoing - fixed typo and current working directory
3. qmail-remote.c - outgoingip can now have multiple IP addresses for balancing outgoing emails through multiple IPs.
4. initsvc.c - fix for svscan failure due to /dev/console giving EPERM on virtual hosts
5. qmail-qmqpc.c - outgoingip can now have multiple IP addresses for balancing outgoing emails through multiple IPs.
6. vdeloldusers.c - local variable folderlist used outside scope causing segfault
7. qmail-local.c - Added branch logic to have if-else type of programming in
8. - Added dnsbl functionality
9. surblfilter - SURBL functionality
10. initsvc.c - added systemd support
11. boot/systemd - service description for systemd
12. Added -D option in dktest for setting d= tag
13. Added DKDOMAIN env variable to set d= tag in qmail-dk
14. qmail-[dk,dkim].c - BUG - fixed opening of private keys with absolute path
15. qmail-inject.c - chdir to home after envdir_set()
16. BUG - qmail-[dk,dkim].c - format the filename for private key correctly.
17. svscan - create file defined by STATUSFILE on startup and delete the same on shutdown
18. svscanboot - added back ability to work on multiple service directories
19. upgraded to clamav-0.97.2, fetchmail-6.3.21

Posted by Manvendra Bhangui 2011-09-20