a couple mail admin questions
gnowak1 at uic.edu
Mon Dec 3 13:51:08 EST 2001
Ok, but what would be the point of Greg logging in just to logout?
Besides, there may be some security breach with greg being
able to override his .profile somehow.
On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 06:16:32AM -0500, Charles Hallenbeck wrote:
> How about creating a normal account for Greg and putting a "logout"
> command in his profile?
> On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, Raul A. Gallegos wrote:
> > Gregory Nowak said the following on Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 08:36:38PM -0600:
> > > I've got a couple of mail admin questions.
> > > 1. I would like to be able to have a mail box for a user (say Greg).
> > > I would like Greg to send his mail via smtp, and get it via pop3 or imap.
> > > However, I would not like Greg to be able to login in to the system itself .
> > > How would I accomplish this?
> > > I'm assuming I'd need to add Greg to /etc/passwd, but
> > > I'm not sure exactly what should go in there.
> > Add the user like a normal user but fr the sehll put in something bogus
> > like /usr/bin/false r something like that. If you want to make thing
> > official you can actually make a shell called /usr/bin/false with an
> > echo statement saying you cannot log into this account via a shell and
> > put this line in the /etc/shells. We do it all the time fr mail-only
> > users.
> > > 2. I would like to put a quota on Greg's mailbox (/var/mail/greg).
> > > Is this done with the regular Linux quota system, or does sendmail have its own quota control?
> > The quota for general Linux will wrk fr this I believe but at this pint
> > I'm nly guessing.
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