Mail server questions

Chess Griffin chess at
Mon Jan 21 13:19:52 PST 2008

Zachary Welch wrote:
> Hello to all,
> BSD newbie here, running 6.2 on a core 2 quad system I built. 
> I'm Trying to get a secure mail server going and running into some snags:
> First things first - After installing postfix (which seems to work when
> testing) and cyrus-sasl2, I opted for the Maildir/ config option in my
> but no ~/user/Maildir/ was every created. I also installed Dovecot
> IMAP and Procmail as I continued in the process thinking they might pick up
> the slack. Still no generated Maildir/. When I try to check /var/spool/mail,
> there are also no user folders present. Was there a step in the process I
> missed? Everything was installed from a freshly cvsup'd and portsnap'd ports
> tree with no compile errors to speak of.

IIRC, I believe you have to create the Maildir directory using 

Chess Griffin
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