root mailboxes and aliasing (was: Re: cvt_cyrusdb_all)
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Thu Aug 7 01:32:04 EDT 2003
> Simon Matter wrote:
>>>>> root should not have a mailbox.
>>>> I agree for normal systems. However, in certain situations it may
>>>> be useful to have a 'root' mailbox. If you have
>>>> local_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp
>>>> in /etc/postfix/main.cf to make single instance store work as
>>>> expected, the aliases file has no effect and postfix will deliver
>>>> syslog messages to root. One can then grant access to this box for
>>>> other users via Cyrus.
>>> If you use
>>> mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp
>>> instead, aliases seem to work fine (so root can be aliased as usual).
>>> Does this approach disable single instance store?? We use Postfix
>>> 2.0.11-2 RPMs on Red Hat 8.0 here this way.
>> That's what I'm normally using too. But I've been told that single
>> instance store _only_ works when using local_transport.
> May I forward this question to the postfix mailing list?
Oh yes! There is still great confusion about it. I have read the postfix
README's again but still am not sure what's true. Seems that there was a
change with 2.0.x but maybe it was only the docs.
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