How to install php-imap in directadmin

This installation documentation is based on RHEL or Centos based server. If you have debian or BSD , you need to install the proper c-client binary.

# yum install libc-client libc-client-devel krb5-devel krb5-libs

Now edit the file /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/configure/ap2/configure.php5 and add the following two lines.

--with-imap  \

Now build the php using the following

# ./build php 5

After the compilation check the phpimap support using a phpinfo page

# php -m | grep imap

It is the easy way to install php-imap in directadmin server

PS: If you  have 64 bit server make sure to enable a soft link as follows

# # ln -s /usr/lib64/libc-client.a /usr/lib/libc-client.a