[Dovecot] Mail always is delivered to /var/mail/

James Moser james at powweb.com
Thu May 6 11:03:28 EEST 2004

default_mail_env = mbox:%h:INBOX=/var/mail/%u

Yedidia Klein wrote:

> Is there a way to configure dovecot to work like UW imap?
> mean mail come to /var/mail/[username] (in mbox format) then while the 
> user connect, the imapd move the email to ~/mbox and serve it from there.
> --Yedidia
> James Whatever wrote:
>>> Hey,
>>>     I am setting up Dovecot on Debian with Postfix.  I am telling 
>>> Dovecot
>>> to use maildir:~/Maildir but it persists in dumping mail in mbox format
>>> in /var/mail/username.  Can anyone suggest ideas?  My config file is
>>> attached.
>> That's most likely because it's your MTA that's doing your local 
>> delivery.
>> Check your exim/postfix/sendmail/whatever config.
>> ---
>> James Whatever
>> My niece called me "Uncle Robot" on the weekend!
>> Giant Robot Ltd, http://www.giantrobot.co.nz/

James L Moser                 james at powweb.com
PowWeb Hosting                http://www.powweb.com

/(bb|[^b]{2})/,  that is the Question.

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