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Old 11-15-2006, 10:13 AM   #1
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am I mbox or maildir?


I've setup Postfix and Dovecot, and it all seems to work ok. I was wondering whether I'm using mbox or maildir though, as I don't seem to be able to work out which I've set up!

Does anyone know how I can check?

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Mbox would be a single file that contains all the users email, with each message separated by a blank line. Maildir on the other hand stores messages in individual files (i.e. 2 messages = 2 files)
Old 11-15-2006, 12:53 PM   #3
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Thanks, that was helpful. I appear to be using mbox.


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