Hugo van der Kooij
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Fri Aug 29 06:32:03 IST 2008
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Paul McEwan wrote:
> I'm not really sure if this is the right place to post this, so I apologize
> in advance. Part of the problem is I'm not familiar enough with the inner
> workings of Linux. Anyway ...
> We are running out of space on /var/spool/mail, and I need to move
> individual mailboxes or all of them at some point to network storage. I
> modified the .procmailrc file of a test user and can successfully receive
> email to the network device. The problem is that it's still looking in
> /var/spool/mail for the mailbox. I setup a symlink which worked for a bit,
> but then it got replaced with a BOGUS file. What's the correct way to do
Stop the MTA. Move the whole tree around. Then set a symlink on the tree
itself. Not on the individual mailboxes. Restart the MTA once you are done.
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>Q: Are you sure?
>>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?
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