[Dovecot] deliver and root user

Bradlee Landis bradleelandis at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 22:52:37 EEST 2010

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 2:39 PM, Andrzej Adam Filip <anfi at onet.eu> wrote:
> Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-07-12 at 13:56 -0500, Bradlee Landis wrote:
>>> On RHEL5, dovecot 1.0.7, I have set up sendmail to use `deliver` for
>>> my local mda. It keeps giving me this error for the root user though:
>> Don't deliver mails to root. Forward them to some other user.
> Standard recommendation (for sendmail and other MTA) is to  create alias
> for root.
> Sendmail procedure: In /etc/mail/asises files add:
> root: some-non-privileged-user
> and run newaliases command to recompile aliases file.

Hm, ok, but it worked with procmail. Since we never used to check it
anyways, I might just send it to /dev/null :)

(P.S. Sorry arnaj for sending you the email to you directly before...
they should fix the mailing list to do this automatically IMO.)

Brad Landis

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