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Date:      Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:10:45 -0800
From:      perryh@pluto.rain.com
To:        esayre@olemiss.edu
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Webmail for local system mail
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Errol Sayre <esayre@olemiss.edu> wrote:

> Does anyone know of a webmail product that can provide access
> to local system accounts? Even if it's just a script that runs
> /usr/bin/mail on behalf of the user.
>
> I'd like a simple way to access local system emails without
> having to forward them to an actual mailbox somewhere.

Er, /var/mail/$USER _is_ "an actual mailbox".  Depending on what
mechanism the webmail client(s) use to access mailboxes, you might
need to install a POP or IMAP server.



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