A couple hodge-podge ideas...
You could create a robot ("autoresponder") with an address like
"[EMAIL PROTECTED]" and program-in your stock welcome message. Then
write a wrapper script for your vadduser that creates the user then sends
a blank email to the robot address, resulting in the welcome message being
Or, write a wrapper script that creates the user and then simply does a
mail -S subject [EMAIL PROTECTED] < welcome.msg (or whatever the syntax
That's assuming, of course, that there aren't any built-in mechanisms for
> How would you set a welcome message for every new user? I want a new
> user welcome message
> to be created every time a new acount is created.. Any ideas?
Benjamin Tomhave, Senior Systems Engineer
Sofast Communications www.sofast.net