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Old 12-03-2007, 03:37 PM   #1
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mail and local unix users


As i see it for mail delivery to work one needs to create a local user on the linux box for each email address.
Is there any other way to setup an MTA without using local users on the linux box?

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Virtual mailboxes

Which MTA are you using?
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Postfix. Can i do this with Postfix? or what other MTA should i use?
Old 12-04-2007, 02:33 AM   #4
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Yeah Postfix can do virtual users. Quite handy actually.

If you have any questions I may be able to help you out (a little) I just did this last weekend... but haven't actually added more than one virtual mailbox. Learning as I go.
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Another question: I read some of that documentation and it works with virutal domains. I mean , i have my canonical domain, with local unix users, and i can setup virtual domains with virtual mail boxex.
Can i add virtual mailboxes for my canonical domain? I know that i can cut the login for the local unix users ( but i made those users in the first place to make email addresses work, to setup aliases, for the vacation program)

Second question: How can i use the vacation ( or anyother program like that) with virtual mailboxes?

Thank you very much


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