Question about Autocreate patch.

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Mon Jun 23 10:14:27 EDT 2003

On Mon, 23 Jun 2003, Drew Weaver wrote:

> Howdy, I got the autocreate patch working and its very nice, the only
> thing im trying to figure out is this. If I userdel a user, why does
> sendmail still deliver mail as if the user still exists? Shouldnt
> sendmail say, hey uh this user doesnt exist, and return the message?

If you're using the autocreate patch, your MTA is responsible for
determining if a user doesn't exist (and needs to be configured as such,
specifically for your enviornment).  The whole point of the patch is for
cyrus to NOT detect that a user doesn't exist.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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