Postfix, Mutt And No Root Mail?
hal at burgiss.net
Fri Aug 31 10:54:16 UTC 2007
On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 10:41:10PM -0700, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Thanks Hal, for the clarification. sudo postalias
> /etc/aliases and sudo postfix reload all ran without
> error this time but running mutt still shows that:
> Mutt (no Mailbox) and /var/mail/lchata is not a
> mailbox. Something else must be wrong but what could
> it be?
OK, here's what I would do next -- manually create mail and look at
the logs. Do ...
$ echo hello there |mail -s lchata
You might have to install the mailx package. This will generate a
mail. Then look at the mailbox. If no mail, look at postfix's logs.
This is what mine look like when root mail is redirected to my $USER
Aug 31 06:37:30 honey postfix/cleanup: A17B05C8249:message-id=<20070831103730.A17B05 C8249 at honey>
Aug 31 06:37:30 honey postfix/qmgr: A17B05C8249: from=<halb at burgiss.net>, size=276, n
rcpt=1 (queue active)
Aug 31 06:37:30 honey postfix/local: A17B05C8249: to=<halb at burgiss.net>, orig_to=<root>, relay=local, delay=0.06, delays=0.04/0.01/0/0.01, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (delivered to mailbox)
Aug 31 06:37:30 honey postfix/qmgr: A17B05C8249: removed
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