Shared Mailboxes and Postfix

Derrick J Brashear shadow at
Mon May 23 08:51:50 EDT 2005

On Sat, 21 May 2005, Josh Whitver wrote:

> I saw it, but wasn't sure it was applicable.   I was told earlier that the
> postuser ("Conference" in my case) didn't need to be an actual user on the mail
> system.  I'm trying to clear up that confusion now, but am not getting a clear
> answer.
> Does the postuser need to be a true, actual user on the system for shared
> mailboxes and bulletin boards to function?


> Is it possible to have shared
> mailboxes/bulletin boards exist outside of the user mailbox heirarchy,

Yes. But you still need a postuser to inject them into the mail system 
hinting that they are for delivery to shared folders.

post or bb are common choices.

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