[Dovecot] mbox file location

Wouter Van Hemel wouter-dovecot at fort-knox.rave.org
Fri Oct 22 22:44:16 EEST 2004

On Fri, 22 Oct 2004, Faisal wrote:

> Is it a good idea to have the mbox file in user home directories rather then
> /var/mail/ ?

Yes, if you configure all programs you use that touch mail, so they know 
where they can find the mailboxes.

If your users don't need system access, it's probably easier to just store 
everything in one big tree, so you don't end up with hundreds of system 
accounts that are not.

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