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Re: [ProgSoc] Forwarding Mail from Acacia
> Vik did scribe:
> > If you put /var/mail/username (or where ever your mailbox is
> > (/mail/username on some systems)) in your .forward file alongside any
> > other addresses, it will (should?) save hte mail in the local box and
> > forward it too.
> Have you tried this before you sprouted it on the list? Cause from my
> reading of the bat-book (ie sendmail book) sendmail would find
> /var/mail/vik a very wierd address. Actually an illegal address. And
> thus would bounce it.
Actually I am currently using this setup on my progsoc account, my
zarathustra (Engineering) account, and my charlie account. I haven't tried
it on acacia, and by someone's previous comment I guess it wont work since
.forward doesn't work. But it works on the other three accounts I have.
> You see, /usr/mail/vik is only really known by mail.local, or deliver,
> depending on how you setup local mail delivery. Sendmail is not an
> mail delivery agent (MDA). It is a mail transport agent
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