Mail Client Configuration - missing ScriptAlias

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#1 Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:12

Mail Client Configuration - missing ScriptAlias

When enabling the automatic configuration URL (found under 'Virtualmin - Email Settings - Mail Client Configuration')

The text reads "This page allows you to enable the automatic configuration URL /mail/config-v1.1.xml for all Virtual servers…"

While enabling this does:
- add an autoconfig.cgi in cgi-bin folder inside the home folder.
- add ScriptAlias'es to this file from /AutoDiscover/AutoDiscover.xml, /Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml and /autodiscover/autodiscover.xml

it does NOT add a ScriptAlias /mail/config-v1.1.xml

The autoconfig when called directly with the right parameters, as well a the three autodiscover aliase work propperly, but as the /mail alias is not added, Thunderbird (and maybe other clients) do not find the configuration.

Moreover on a newly install Server on Ubuntu 16.04 it seems ass if /.well-known/autoconfig/mail/config-v1.1.xml is not rewritten as well

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:57

Seems ass something might be fixed.

I got two lines on a new install. I will have to check if everything works

Redirect /mail/config-v1.1.xml /cgi-bin/autoconfig.cgi
Redirect /.well-known/autoconfig/mail/config-v1.1.xml /cgi-bin/autoconfig.cgi

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 00:49

Did this work and how can I check on my VPS?

Steve Veltkamp

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:45

You can check it in virtualmin under Services -> Configure (SSL) Website -> Edit Directives There should be two 'Redirect'-lines somewhere in the config. As well as three 'ScriptAlias'-lines containing 'autodiscover' with different upper/lower case writing.

To check if they are applied you may access those autodiscover urls via a web-browser: http://yourdomain.tld/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml?emailaddress=yourema...

This should return an xml file containing the email settings for the given email address (server, protocol, ports, loginname …) IT DOES NOT include the password ;-)

I am however not sure if these settings are always properly applied …

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