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Old 09-08-2008, 03:10 PM   #1
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Smile problem with Mail delivery

in the sendmail server the default storage for incoming mail are inside the /var/spool/mail/
can we change it so that every user get his every mail to his home directory
Old 09-08-2008, 07:07 PM   #2
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Sendmail doesn't deliver mail to the local mail spool; this is handled by the local delivery agent (LDA). Look for



grep ^Mlocal /etc/mail/

The P=xxx parameter is the program that is called to deliver the mail locally. If it is procmail, then you can change the /etc/procmailrc variable DEFAULT to be the user's home directory/desired_mailbox_spool.

See man procmail(1) for more information on setting DEFAULT.


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