Can one user have more than one system mailboxes?

talonz talonz at
Sat Jun 3 01:47:20 PDT 2006

a at wrote:
> Can a user have more than one system mailbox?
> E. g., some ISP provides the next service: a client can make any number of
> mailboxes for himself using web interface.
> Almost all ISP are using UNIX.
> So, how they do this?
> Does that web interface create a new system user every time
> I create a new mailbox?
> I have sendmail 8.13.6 on FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE.
> Elisej Babenko
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Check out Postfix And Virtual and some type of IMAP for multiple virtual 
There are some documents explaining the setup on the postfix homepage.

Regards Jason M

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