Qmail Interview Questions & Answers part 3


Q: – What is QMAIL ?

qmail is a mail transfer agent that runs on Unix/Linux. It was written, starting December 1995, by Daniel J. Bernstein as a more secure replacement for the popular Sendmail program. qmail's source code is released to the public domain, making qmail free software.

Q: – What is the use of vadddomain command?

Vadddomain command is used to adds a new domain to the qmail server

Q: – What is “vchkpw”?

vchkpw is the authentication mechanism used by qmail to check passwords required for downloading mail, and in the case of SMTP_AUTH, sending mail.

Q: – what is vpopmail?

vpopmail is a free GPL software package, to provide an easy way to manage virtual e-mail domains and non /etc/passwd e-mail accounts on your qmail server.

Q: – Why vpopmail?

vpopmail provides a good set of management tools and a reasonably well designed structure which saves you implementing your own. vpopmail has also been around for a long time and enjoys support from a lot of other software packages related to mail which makes integration fairly simple.

Q: – What is Courier-imap ?

A server that provides IMAP access to Maildir mailboxes. This IMAP server does NOT handle traditional mailbox files (/var/spool/mail, and derivatives), it was written for the specific purpose of providing IMAP access to Maildirs.

Q: – can vpopmail integrated with MySQL database?



Q: – Tell me the location of vpopmail binaries?


Q: – What is the location of qmail control files ?


Submitted By:-Payal Chauhan            Email-ID: – payalchauhan@ibibo.com