Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-30 Thread Jarry
Q: How can I prohibit users from changing mail-path in their $HOME/.procmailrc back to $HOME/.maildir? Dont know if you can stop that. Strange. It seems to me to be a sort of security problem, if someone can so easily circumvent userquota settings... After logging there I get either message

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-30 Thread A. Khattri
On Tue, 30 Aug 2005, Jarry wrote: Strange. It seems to me to be a sort of security problem, if someone can so easily circumvent userquota settings... Not if you have quotas on /home -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-30 Thread Jarry
A. Khattri wrote: Strange. It seems to me to be a sort of security problem, if someone can so easily circumvent userquota settings... Not if you have quotas on /home Yes I do have quotas both on /home and /var. But if user can redirect its mails from /var (where userquota is 100MB, mail is

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-30 Thread Ron Bickers
On Mon August 29 2005 04:19 pm, A. Khattri wrote: And last question: I have access to one Debian box (which uses mbox format). After logging there I get either message No mail, or You have new mail. But I do not get any similar message on my Gentoo box. Why? Can I somehow activate it?

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-30 Thread Walter Dnes
On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 08:42:38PM +0200, Jarry wrote If you have a problem with users having access to certain email, then don't let them access that email at all. That is the only way. Neil Bothwick wrote: Q: How can I prohibit users from changing mail-path in their $HOME/.procmailrc

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-29 Thread Jarry
Neil Bothwick wrote: MAILDIR=/var/spool/mail DEFAULT=$MAILDIR/$LOGNAME/ at the top of /etc/procmailrc OK, I tried. My /etc/procmailrc is: DEFAULT=/var/spool/mail/$LOGNAME/ # that is the same Mail is still in maildir format but at least in /var/spool/mail. Q: How can I prohibit users

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-29 Thread A. Khattri
On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Jarry wrote: Q: How can I prohibit users from changing mail-path in their $HOME/.procmailrc back to $HOME/.maildir? That way they could circumvent my /var userqouta settings (100MB) and use /home settings (5GB)... Dont know if you can stop that. One more problem: I can

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-29 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Mon, 29 Aug 2005 20:42:38 +0200, Jarry wrote: MAILDIR=/var/spool/mail DEFAULT=$MAILDIR/$LOGNAME/ at the top of /etc/procmailrc OK, I tried. My /etc/procmailrc is: DEFAULT=/var/spool/mail/$LOGNAME/ # that is the same Mail is still in maildir format but at least in

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? (cont.)

2005-08-29 Thread Jean Magnan de Bornier
Le 29 août à 20:42:38 Jarry [EMAIL PROTECTED] écrit notamment: | OK, I tried. My /etc/procmailrc is: | DEFAULT=/var/spool/mail/$LOGNAME/ # that is the same | Mail is still in maildir format but at least in /var/spool/mail. DEFAULT=/var/spool/mail/$LOGNAME (no slash at the end) should give

[gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Jarry
Hi, I'm using sendmail as my mail-server, and I noticed, that mail for users is stored in $HOME/.maildir, not in /var/spool/mail. And each mail is stored as separate file, not all in one file. WHY??? Some mail clients does not look for new mail in $HOME/.maildir with default settings (for

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Christoph Gysin
Jarry wrote: I'm using sendmail as my mail-server, and I noticed, that mail for users is stored in $HOME/.maildir, not in /var/spool/mail. And each mail is stored as separate file, not all in one file. WHY??? It's called the maildir mail storage format. I find it very useful, especially with

RE: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Kintzios
-Original Message- From: Christoph Gysin [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 24 August 2005 15:00 To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? Jarry wrote: I'm using sendmail as my mail-server, and I noticed, that mail for users

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread A. Khattri
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Jarry wrote: Personally I do not see any advantage of it over /var/spool/mail. On the other side, separate partitions for /var (with mail) and /home (with user files) let me define different quotas for mail and files. Well, at least I thought it, until I found out that

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:28:08 +0200, Jarry wrote: It's called the maildir mail storage format. I find it very useful, Personally I do not see any advantage of it over /var/spool/mail. On the other side, separate partitions for /var (with mail) and /home (with user files) let me define

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Jarry
Neil Bothwick wrote: You can have maildir and still keep your mail in /var/spool/mail. In this case, each user has a directory in /var/spool/mail. Are you using procmail for delivery? If so, you need MAILDIR=/var/spool/mail DEFAULT=$MAILDIR/$LOGNAME/ at the top of /etc/procmailrc Hm, that