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Date:      Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:56:37 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        "Dale Scott" <dalescott@shaw.ca>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: postfix config - root not receiving mail, but others are
Message-ID:  <20140919015637.73dd4854.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <008901cfd394$939f87c0$bade9740$@shaw.ca>
References:  <008901cfd394$939f87c0$bade9740$@shaw.ca>

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On Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:02:10 -0600, Dale Scott wrote:
> Hi, I'm building a self-contained proof-of-concept, and configuring Postfix
> in place of Sendmail. I'm using Mutt on the command line view mail sent by
> the local web apps to the users (step #2 will be providing IMAP/POP3 access
> via Dovecot). Just using Mutt, it seems root can email local users, and
> local users can email each other, but local users can't email root - or at
> least mail to root isn't received.
> 
> Any ideas? Where might I have gone wrong? Fwiw, I have *not* set an alias
> for root in /etc/mail/aliases, on the basis that all mail to root needs to
> end up in root's Maildir

What does

	# sendmail -bv root

say? Is root's mailbox present in /var/mail? Can root
properly execute "mail -f" (local mailbox /root/mbox)?


-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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