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Old 11-11-2009, 01:41 AM   #1
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Check NON-Shell Mail using IMAP

Hi Guys,

Quick one, is there a way to check non-user mail (that is, non-shell users like www-data, root, e.t.c) through IMAP? I am currently using Dovecot-IMAP for my shell users so they can check mail that is sent by the system to them, but I would like a way to do this for users that do not have shell accounts. I had a quick google but it's too warm and humid to go digging through mountains of unrelated information...


Old 11-11-2009, 07:49 PM   #2
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As far as I remember, most of the mail related to non-shell users are sent to $ADMINISTRATOR, which is typically root or another specified user. You probably need to dig through the config file of each service to see where the mail is getting routed to.


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