[CentOS] no mbox for root???

Tue Feb 21 11:59:28 UTC 2006
Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 14:29, rado wrote:
> > no /var/spool/mail mbox for root??
> > 
> > is this normal?
> It should be created if needed.  Does /var/log/maillog
> show mail being sent to root?  Is there an alias that
> makes it go elsewhere?

Depends on which MTA he's using. postfix for example doesn't deliver to
root. So setting up an alias "root: user" is probably the best idea
anyway - keeps one from working as root too much.

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