Can i move Sendmail store folder to Home partition?
Tan Lian Leong
lltan at WEARNES.COM.SG
Thu Aug 22 11:38:45 IST 2002
How can i create new /var/spool/ filesystem (or partition) on the existing
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Kettler" <mkettler at EVI-INC.COM>
To: <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2002 12:30 PM
Subject: Re: Can i move Sendmail store folder to Home partition?
> making /var/spool/mail a link is a doable option, but probably
> Offhand it makes me a bit nervous as far as inheriting mount permissions
> the /home partition, and being re-linkable, but I'm a bit of a paranoid
> type and haven't had the chance to think about it deeply.
> If possible I'd make /var/spool/ its own filesystem (and partition) and
> quota that. If your fstab supports it, it would also be a good chance to
> mount it noexec, nosuid,nodev. (minor security bonus since nothings likely
> to exec there anyway, but it's not like anything ever needs to be
> executable or a special device there so why allow it?)
> At 12:19 PM 8/22/2002 +0800, Tan Lian Leong wrote:
> >Thanks for reply. I plan to use imap for my mail server. So I would like
> >to enable quota on user mailbox. Do you think i should link the
> >/var/spool/mail to home and enable quota in /home file system or just
> >enable quota in /var file system is the better method? Do you have any
> >other good suggestion?
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: <mailto:Matthew_doherty at DATAWATCH.COM>Matt Doherty
> >To: <mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> >Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 9:02 PM
> >Subject: Re: Can i move Sendmail store folder to Home partition?
> >make a link ,
> >mkdir /home/mail
> >cd /var/spool
> >ln -s /home/mail mail
> >do a ' man ln '
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