Antw: Re: Vacation: Sendmail 8.12.8 & Cyrus 2.1.11

John Alton Tamplin jtampli at
Tue Apr 22 10:31:08 EDT 2003

Roger Grosswiler wrote:

    so, this would mean, if my sendmail finds in the users directory a
    .forward-file containing \rogerg, "|/usr/bin/vacation rogerg" it
    should normally execute the vacation program? thats what i expected,
    but it doesn' i thought, there must be more in the
    or somewhere in cyrus.... 

Also, you need to make sure sendmail is looking up user information -- 
the default Cyrus flags don't require a user to be present on the mail 
server so sendmail doesn't look up the home directory and can't find 
.forward files there.

John A. Tamplin                               Unix System Administrator
Emory University, School of Public Health     +1 404/727-9931

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