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Recommended update for imapweb32


(Last modified: 13JAN2003)

solutions Recommended update for imapweb32 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c4e2ad9d7c9fdfee56c7892bf465371b)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4

Package: imapweb32
Release: 20030113
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using the SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4 should install this update.



Problem description

A couple of bugs have been found and fixed:
  • A bug in fetchd which can cause redistribution of spam mails when using multidrop.
  • A bug in suad which causes random corruption of /etc/samba/secrets.tdb.
  • Direct mail delivery to groups does not work due to the program grpdeliver using LDAPv2 bind which is not allowed anymore by default.
  • A possible of-by-one error in sessiond.
  • A bug in the SuSE Linux eMail Server 3 to SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4 update script, when using a non-default BaseDN (i.e. dc=dom,dc=tld)
  • The script does not change the hostnames in /etc/HOSTNAME and /etc/httpd/httpd.conf.
  • The script creates an invalid POP account when updating from SuSE Linux eMail Server 3 without any old POP accounts.
The following features have been added:
  • External email addresses can be added to distribution lists via "Groups and Folders" / "Edit Shared Folders" now.
  • Display all virtual email addresses of a user in the "Edit user data" module.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

To update this package please perform the following steps:
  • Switch your system to runlevel 2 with the command init 2
  • Install the new package with rpm -Fhv imapweb32.rpm suad32.rpm sessiond32.rpm
  • Switch back to the previous runlevel. You may use this command: init $(runlevel | cut -d" " -f1)
In case your Samba installation does not work anymore, please follow this SDB article:
SuSE Linux OpenExchangeserver: Samba doesn't work

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