Installation Guide


  • Ruby 1.8.7
  • Rails 2.3.3
  • MySQL or PostgreSQL with Ruby bindings


  1. Checkout the source code
  2. Create database called mailr. 
  3. Change the config/database.yml to reflect your newly created database configuration
  4. Create the database schema using rake db:schema:load
  5. If you need to override some of the default constants used in the application take a look at config/default_site.rb. Then create config/site.rb that contains only the keys which you want to override. Example content of config/site.rb is:
    module CDF

    :imap_server => 'your.imap.server'
  6. Start your web server and login in the application with your IMAP user and password.