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How to rectify the following Common squirrelmail problem?

Sometimes you receive the following error while browsing webmail:

Warning: main(../config/config.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/squirrelmail/functions/global.php on line 18

Fatal error: main(): Failed opening required ‘../config/config.php’ (include_path=’/usr/local/cpanel/3rdparty/lib/php/:.’) in /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/squirrelmail/functions/global.php on line 18

As a fix for this, please execute the below command:


During that, if you get the following error

[/scripts]# ./fixwebmail
chown: failed to get attributes of `/usr/local/etc/cpanel/base/webmail/data’: No such file or directory
chmod: failed to get attributes of `/usr/local/etc/cpanel/base/webmail/data’: No such file or directory

Then execute the following command :

cp -p /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/squirrelmail/config/config_default.php /usr/local/cpanel/base/3rdparty/squirrelmail/config/config.php

Refresh the page for squirrelmail , you won’t receive the error.

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