LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-02-2002, 04:34 PM   #1
magyartoth
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2002
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Posts: 73

Rep: Reputation: 15
mailboxes


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
elconde
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2001
Location: Cherry Hill, NJ
Distribution: Gentoo baby!
Posts: 67

Rep: Reputation: 15
"this is a local mailer issue, not a sendmail issue"
- from the sendmail website FAQ

Try putting the following line into the file $HOME/.procmailrc for each user:
MAILDIR=/home/spool/$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,

Robert
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how to merge two mailboxes--------------------- dhanju Linux - Newbie 5 05-10-2010 07:35 AM
Procmail Vs. Mailboxes hzs202 Linux - Software 2 08-07-2005 06:53 PM
Mailboxes svinka Linux - General 1 06-29-2005 11:20 AM
Virtual mailboxes radam Linux - Software 0 08-27-2004 02:17 PM
Mailboxes rumrat Linux - Distributions 6 05-02-2003 05:56 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:23 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration