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Old 05-02-2002, 04:34 PM   #1
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Does anyone know how sendmail or the pop server determines where a users mailbox is when it delievers mail?

Currently, my users have their mailboxes in /var/spool, but I want to move them to /home/spool.

Anyone know how to do this?
Old 05-31-2002, 02:09 AM   #2
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"this is a local mailer issue, not a sendmail issue"
- from the sendmail website FAQ

Try putting the following line into the file $HOME/.procmailrc for each user:
replacing $USER with the user in question if you like (it shouldn't be necessary).

If you don't use procmail as your local mailer, read the man page for the local mailer you do use.

Hope that helps,



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