lisa at jellico.com
Fri Dec 1 13:43:26 PST 2006
> I'm a little confused... if you want to move /var/mail to /usr/var/mail
> why are you messing around with /home at all?
As I said - that was a dry run to see if this would work the way I thought
it would (it didn't). I'ld rather practice with a users home directory that
isn't important than risk screwing up people's mail boxes.
> This is what I would do...
> ... stop your smtp program
> ... stop your pop/imap program
> tar zcvpf /tmp/varmail.tpgz /var/mail
> mkdir -p /usr/var
> mv /var/mail /usr/var/mail
> ln -s /usr/var/mail /var/mail
> ... restart your smtp/pop/imap programs...
Thanks. I'll try this tomorrow. On a users home directory first...
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