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Old 08-22-2008, 11:40 AM
Carlos Acedo
 
Default Move INBOX to home directory

Hello,

I'm using postfix with a very standard (debian dist) configuration, all
mails are delivered to /var/mail/<user name> as they always do, but now
I need them to be delivered to /home/<user>/INBOX


Any idea?

Thank you in advance.

Carlos.


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Old 08-22-2008, 11:46 AM
randall
 
Default Move INBOX to home directory

Carlos Acedo wrote:

Hello,

I'm using postfix with a very standard (debian dist) configuration,
all mails are delivered to /var/mail/<user name> as they always do,
but now I need them to be delivered to /home/<user>/INBOX


Any idea?

Thank you in advance.

Carlos.



you could try setting something like this i think
mail_spool_directory = /home


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Old 08-22-2008, 11:47 AM
Keith Edmunds
 
Default Move INBOX to home directory

man pages? Did you do any work at all to try to find the answer to this?
It really isn't hard to find.

man postconf, search for home_mailbox

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Old 08-22-2008, 11:54 AM
Andreas Moog
 
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Carlos Acedo wrote:

>I'm using postfix with a very standard (debian dist) configuration, all
>mails are delivered to /var/mail/<user name> as they always do, but now
>I need them to be delivered to /home/<user>/INBOX
>
>Any idea?

I guess you are using procmail to deliver the mails? Then you can set

DEFAULT=$HOME/Maildir/mails/
(or whatever you need)

in .procmailrc.

Regards, Andreas Moog
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:09 PM
Christoph Moench-Tegeder
 
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## Carlos Acedo (carlos@pangea.org):

> I'm using postfix with a very standard (debian dist) configuration, all
> mails are delivered to /var/mail/<user name> as they always do, but now
> I need them to be delivered to /home/<user>/INBOX
> Any idea?

There's home_mailbox (main.cf parameter) doing just that (or the like).

Regards,
Christoph

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Old 08-22-2008, 12:27 PM
Carlos Acedo
 
Default Move INBOX to home directory

you could try setting something like this i think
mail_spool_directory = /home


I'm using procmail, so this setting hasn't effect. I have tried editing
MAILDIR in /etc/procmailrc but I end with a maildir structure in my
home, I just want a mbox inbox



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Old 08-22-2008, 02:20 PM
Andreas Moog
 
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Carlos Acedo wrote:

>> you could try setting something like this i think
>> mail_spool_directory = /home
>>
>>
> I'm using procmail, so this setting hasn't effect. I have tried editing
> MAILDIR in /etc/procmailrc but I end with a maildir structure in my
> home, I just want a mbox inbox

Oh well. man procmailrc.

Regards, Andreas Moog
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Old 08-26-2008, 09:22 AM
Carlos Acedo
 
Default Move INBOX to home directory

Ok, for the record:

$ cat /etc/procmailrc
DEFAULT=$HOME/inbox


Carlos Acedo escribió:

Hello,

I'm using postfix with a very standard (debian dist) configuration, all
mails are delivered to /var/mail/<user name> as they always do, but now
I need them to be delivered to /home/<user>/INBOX


Any idea?

Thank you in advance.

Carlos.





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