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Install openwebmail on Red Hat 9

Installation went along well until I execute
/var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/openwebmail-tool.pl --init

it got error, says

Please change '/var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/etc/dbm.conf' from

dbm_ext                 .db
dbmopen_ext             none
dbmopen_haslock         no

to

dbm_ext                 .db
dbmopen_ext             .db
dbmopen_haslock         no


And execute '/var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/openwebmail-tool.pl --init' again!

ps: If you are running openwebmail in persistent mode,
    don't forget to 'touch openwebmail*.pl', so speedycgi
    will reload all scripts, modules and conf files in --init.

the problem is I can't find the file '/var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/etc/dbm.conf' anywhere.
Can anyone tell me what did I do wrong or what can I do to make openwebmail work?
Any advice would be very appreciated, thank you very much in advance.

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busakorn
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TimEliseoCommented:
I suspect when you say you "can't find the file anywhere" you didn't actually do a full search for it. It should be in /var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/etc/defaults/dbm.conf. Copy it to /var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/etc and modify it there.
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idmiskCommented:
the fastest way to find this file is:
updatedb
locate dbm.conf

-michael
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busakornAuthor Commented:
Thank you TimEliseo.
I didn't really try to locate the file, so silly me :'-(
I edited the file /var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/etc/defaults/dbm.conf
and just run the openwebmail-tool.pl without copying dbm.conf and it worked well.

And thank you michael, I've never known there is such way to find to file so quickly.

Thank you both very much again.
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TimEliseoCommented:
The reason for copying the file up a level from the defaults directory (into /var/www/cgi-bin/openwebmail/etc) is so that you won't have to go through this again when you update openwebmail to a later version which will clobber your modified file in the defaults directory. Just good software maintenance practice.

Glad I could help,
Tim
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