Adding Mailboxes for SendMail

Corey Brune mcbrune at
Sun Jul 17 22:12:13 GMT 2005

You can create a new user account. I would recommend a shell of
/bin/false if these users are using an email client like thunderbird
or outlook. If these users are using an email client (not from command
line) then you will also need pop3/imap like qpopper or cyrus and

On 7/17/05, शंतनु (Shantanoo) <shantanoo at> wrote:
> On 7/18/05, Gerard Seibert <gerard-seibert at> wrote:
> > I know someone will say, RTFM, and I am doing that; however, I am in a
> > hurry and need an answer faster than I can read the O'Reilly Sendmail
> > book.
> > 
> > I need to add new mailboxes for email. In the /var/mail directory are
> > all of the default users, etc. on this computer. I need to add new email
> > addresses that Sendmail will deliver to. So far, I have not been able to
> > accomplish this feat. I welcome any assistance.
> > 
> Create new user account.
> Regards,
> Shantanoo
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