automx makes setting up a mail account easy. All your users need to provide is real name, mail address and password. Their mail client and automx will safely handle the rest.
automx runs on your server and handles mail account profile requests from your mail clients. Put an end to endless phone calls trying to coach users to configure settings, whose dialogs they can't find. Stop wasting your time writing Tutorials nobody reads.
automx unifies Microsofts and Mozillas mail account provisioning standards in one powerful Open Source tool. Choose from many backends, including LDAP and SQL, and let automx create standard and individualized profiles for multiple domains on the fly!
You need to start Microsoft Outlook 2007 or higher, Thunderbird 3.0 or higher a recent versions of Evolution, KMail or Kontact or any Mail client that supports ActiveSync to test automated mail account provisioning.
Try different clients from the listing above! automx will serve them all. :-)
automx comes as source and in various distribution specific packages. You will need Python 2.6 or newer, a web server and access to your DNS.
Install automx from the Portage tree:
% emerge automx
Please grab a TAR-ball if you are in a hurry.
The current RPM is automx-0.9-1.el6.noarch.rpm.
Download and install automx for Ubuntu from Lauchpad. Follow the instructions on Christians PPA to include his repository and then install automx:
% apt-get update && apt-get install automx.
automx comes manuals included. There's an INSTALL file that tells you how to install automx from scratch and man-pages describing the commands, the program and the configuration file:
Need first hand experience using automx? Join us on the automx-users mailing list.
If the documentation doesn't answer your questions the automx-users mailing list is your next ressource to turn to. The mailing list is the right place to plan setups, ask for help configuring automx, report bugs and submit feature requests.
You can hire us to plan, install, configure and rollout automx serving one up to a thousand domains and more. Drop us a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be all ears.
Both, Microsofts and Mozillas, XML schema specify more options than we have currently implemented. If you need some of the ones missing or want us to add a special backend, consider hiring us to implement it. We are experts and we are professionals. Tell us what you need and contact us at email@example.com.