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Mail for the Home Network


By JC Pollman and Bill Mote



For purposes of this article, all we want procmail to do is to put the mail in the users' account in /var/spool/mail.  As such, remove all ~/.procmailrc and ~/.forward files from each user's home directory. Procmail deserves its own article, so we will not cover it here.  For our purposes, as long as procmail is installed on your server, things will work.

Procmail is a very powerful program. After your home mail system is setup completely, here is what procmail can do for you:

Copyright © 1999, JC Pollman and Bill Mote
Published in Issue 45 of Linux Gazette, September 1999