PMDF User's Guide
Purpose of this Manual
This manual describes the various user-level utilities and interfaces
provided with the PMDF family of products. The intended audience is
both users and system managers who will be using PMDF or any of the
layered PMDF products.
Overview of this Manual
This manual consists of nine chapters:
- Chapter 1, Sending mail messages, explains how to send mail messages to PMDF using a
variety of the more common user interfaces available for OpenVMS. This
is the chapter to read if you want to learn how to send network mail.
- Chapter 2, Receiving Mail Messages, explains briefly how to read mail messages delivered
to you by PMDF.
- Chapter 3, Message Filtering, Message Forwarding, and Vacation Notices, describes the web-based mail filtering facility.
- Chapter 4, Password Change Utility, describes the web-based password change utility.
- Chapter 5, The DELIVER Message Delivery System, describes the mail screening facility, DELIVER.
- Chapter 6, Mail Server Commands, explains how to use a PMDF mail server to subscribe to
mailing lists or obtain files made available through the server.
- Chapter 7, Pine User Agent, describes the PMDF Pine user agent and IMAP client.
- Chapter 8, The PMDF MAIL Utility, describes the PMDF MAIL utility which is an extended
version of VMS MAIL.
- Chapter 9, Utilities, describes some of the other PMDF utilities, including
PMDF QM which can be used to examine your queued messages awaiting
- Chapter 10, Notes for POP and IMAP Clients, provides tips for POP or IMAP client users remotely
accessing their mailbox on the PMDF server system.
PMDF software products are marketed directly to end users in North
America, and either directly or through distributors in other parts of
the world depending upon the location of the end user. Contact Process
for ordering information, to include referral to an authorized
distributor where applicable:
- Process Software, LLC
959 Concord Street
Framingham, MA 01701 USA
+1 508 879 6994
+1 508 879 0042 (FAX)
Significant portions of PMDF Pine and some portions of the POP and IMAP
servers are copyrighted as follows:
- Some portions Copyright © 1988 by The Leland Stanford Junior
Copyright © 1989-1999 by the University of Washington.
- Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and
its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,
provided that the above copyright notices appear in all copies and that
both the above copyright notices and this permission notice appear in
supporting documentation, and that the name of the University of
Washington or The Leland Stanford Junior University not be used in
advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software
without specific, written prior permission. This software is made
available "as is", and THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON AND THE
LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON OR THE
LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS
OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT
(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR STRICT LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN
CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.
The PMDF user agent, PMDF MAIL uses two non-commercial, but nonetheless
very high quality, image viewers to display bitmap images. These
viewers are XV, written by John Bradley of the University of
Pennsylvania, and Xloadimage, written by Jim Frost of Saber Software.
- XV, Copyright © 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 by John Bradley.
- Xloadimage, Copyright © 1989, 1990, 1991 Jim Frost. The
following notice applies only to the Xloadimage
utility provided with PMDF. It does not apply to PMDF
proper. Permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and sell
Xloadimage and its documentation for any purpose is
hereby granted without fee, provided that the above copyright notice
appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this
permission notice appear in supporting documentation. The author makes
no representations about the suitability of this software for any
purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied
The following copyright and notice apply to the University of Michigan
Copyright © 1994 Regents of the University of Michigan
All rights reserved
Redistribution and use in source and binary forms are permitted
provided that this notice is preserved and that due credit is given to
the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. The name of the University
cannot be used to endorse or promote products derived from this
software without specific prior written permission. This software is
provided "as is" without express or implied warranty.
The following additional copyright and notice apply to PMDF-XGS.
Copyright © 1997 AP Coates
Unpublished --- all rights reserved under the copyright laws of the
The following additional notices apply to PMDF-TLS.
- This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young
- This product includes some RSA Data Security, Inc., software.