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Old 02-19-2003, 03:47 AM   #1
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exim


please could some one advise me on the following.

The .forward files i have created aren't working exim seems to ignor them.. i have changed the exim.config to read the .forward file in exim format. i have alow chown to the same as the user.
what else can i try.

i also need to limit the size of mail sent & recieved, and the number per box ???

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Old 02-19-2003, 08:31 AM   #2
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I haven't found a lot of posts here about exim, so my guess is not a lot of people could help you with this here.

My suggestion would be to try on www.exim.org (if you haven't allready offcourse )
Else you could try posting this on the software thread (different people with different knowlegde there?)

Anne
 
Old 02-20-2003, 01:21 AM   #3
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thanks for the input..
looks like the problem saw one of file ownership. I had to chown the .forward file to that of the user's directory.

i need to copy a .forward file in to all my users but i have about 500 , this would be quite a job if i have to chown the file for all of the users ...

Got any suggestions....

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Old 02-20-2003, 03:03 AM   #4
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It should be possible to change ownership on all of the .forward files to "user" before you copy them to the /home directories.
Try "man chown" to find out more.
I think you could also create a group e.g. "mail" add all your users to it and set the .forward file to that.

This is not really my turf though, so anyone with more knowledge on this please correct me if I'm wrong.

Anne
 
Old 02-20-2003, 03:10 AM   #5
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Thank for you help.. i think that chown'ing the .forward file to the group would be the best methode ...
 
  


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