Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Tell UW-Imap to read /var/mail/mailbox ?? Post 77908 by d11wtq on Wednesday 13th of July 2005 06:26:22 PM
Old 07-13-2005
Maybe I should be asking a different question...

What tools do I need to have multiple mailboxes for multiple domains on the same hardware? Like a shared server, expect all the accounts are mine.

I cant find any way to get UW-IMAP to accept a login from users other than those who have shell access.

Example: I actually have an account on a shared now and I have an email address

UW-IMAP would try to interpret the "mail" portion as the "mail" user on my system but somehow my host authenticates me as "".... how have they done that? It can't be an alias in /etc/aliases for the fact that if somebody on the same server had it wouldn't work.

I don't mind if I have to add UNIX system users to acheive this... but I'd have to put the home dirs somewhere tidier than /home... like /srv/mail/user and somehow avoid isses with usernames matching usernames from other domains on same server.

Thanks in advance Smilie

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