problem with postfix

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Thu Mar 26 13:47:51 PDT 2009

--On Thursday, March 26, 2009 10:54:41 -0500 Upali Rajapakse 
<upali.r at> wrote:

> I installed postfix on frebsd 7
> i can send mail through command line but i cant receive any mail to it.

Did you follow the instructions during the install and disable sendmail?  Did 
you say yes to activate Postfix in /etc/mail/mailer.conf?

> and also there is no Maildir on any users home directory.
> can you help me?

You're confusing MTAs (Mail Transfer Agents) with mail receipt programs such as 
imap and/or pop.

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