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Old 04-15-2009
/var/spool/mail

Hi,

How can i get my mail on either /var/spool/mail or /var/mail?
I use mail and sendmail command to send mail. But everytime I send mail it comes to my outlook inbox and when I check with mail command I get the message "No mail for siba". (Note siba is my user Id.)
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Old 04-19-2009
Maybe the account has a '.forward' file in the home directory ( $HOME/.forward )? This is how we normally forward all unix mail to other accounts or group distribution lists where they are being monitored.
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Old 04-19-2009
or perhaps you either have a mailhost listed in /etc/hosts or a MX (mail exchange) address in DNS that causes your mail to be forwarded to a MS Exchange server?
 

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