These are administrative tools used by Fripost - the Free E-mail Association.
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Read installation file INSTALL and follow those instructions.
Copy file fripost.yml.template to ~/.fripost.yml, edit it, chmod 0600 it, and
add the following:
bind_dn: <admin bind DN>
bind_pw: <admin bind password>
where <admin bind username> and <admin bind password> your own admin DN
Configure a local Mail Transger Agent (MTA) for example exim4:
$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config
Choose use smarthost for outgoing and no local e-mail. Choose your IPS's SMTP
server for outgoing e-mail.
#. Log in to server
$ ssh -vvvNfL <port>:localhost:<port> <remote server>
$ sudo ssh -vvvNf -l <your usrname at server> -i <ssh-key> \
-L 389:localhost:389 <remote server>
This opens an ssh-tunnel and returns to standard prompt. Locally, you
may want to use the standard LDAP port 389, or some unprivileged
port. Since 389 is a privileged port, you need sudo rights
It is not possible to use the -N flag in ~/.ssh/config, so you need to
use the command line
#. The script to run to use the functions is fripost:
The script has an integrated manual you can read using e.g.,
A short help is also available with e.g., `fripost--help'.
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