Mail-in-a-Box is an open source project. Your contributions and pull requests are welcome.
To start developing Mail-in-a-Box, clone the repository and familiarize yourself with the code.
$ git clone https://github.com/mail-in-a-box/mailinabox
Vagrant and VirtualBox
With Vagrant set up, the following should boot up Mail-in-a-Box inside a virtual machine:
$ vagrant up --provision
If you're seeing an error message about your IP address being listed in the Spamhaus Block List, simply uncomment the
export SKIP_NETWORK_CHECKS=1 line in
Vagrantfile. It's normal, you're probably using a dynamic IP address assigned by your Internet provider–they're almost all listed.
After a while, Mail-in-a-Box will be available at
192.168.50.4 (unless you changed that in your
Vagrantfile). To be able to use the web-based bits, we recommend to add a hostname to your
$ echo "192.168.50.4 mailinabox.lan" | sudo tee -a /etc/hosts
You should now be able to navigate to https://mailinabox.lan/admin using your browser. There should be an initial admin user with the name
firstname.lastname@example.org and the password
Your working copy of Mail-in-a-Box will be mounted inside your VM at
/vagrant. Any change you make locally will appear inside your VM automatically.
vagrant up --provision again will repeat the installation with your modifications.
Alternatively, you can also ssh into the VM using:
$ vagrant ssh
Once inside the VM, you can re-run individual parts of the setup like in this example:
vm$ cd /vagrant vm$ sudo setup/owncloud.sh # replace with script you'd like to re-run
Mail-in-a-Box needs more tests. If you're still looking for a way to help out, writing and contributing tests would be a great start!
This project is in the public domain. Copyright and related rights in the work worldwide are waived through the CC0 1.0 Universal public domain dedication. See the LICENSE file in this directory.
All contributions to this project must be released under the same CC0 wavier. By submitting a pull request or patch, you are agreeing to comply with this waiver of copyright interest.
Code of Conduct
This project has a Code of Conduct. Please review it when joining our community.