root mailboxes and aliasing (was: Re: cvt_cyrusdb_all)
nzhang at arkon-group.com
Wed Aug 6 21:26:07 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?
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