root mailboxes and aliasing (was: Re: cvt_cyrusdb_all)
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Wed Aug 6 17:22:07 EDT 2003
> On 6 Aug 2003, Simon Matter writes:
>>> 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.
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