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Old 4th July 2008, 16:45
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Question Help with Mail Users

I noticed that in /var/mail there appears two files that are a bit strange:
mail and

The contents of these files appear to be mail addressed to mail@oneofmydomains.com and uucp@oneofmydomains.com.

I don't have any users set up in ISPConfig with these names (although, of course, system-created users exist with these user id's).

Why is the mail server accepting mail addressed to these "nonexistent" e-mail addresses? Can I make the server reject it, or should I just purge these files from /var/mail every once in a while? By the way, my server is set to reject mail to unknown users and I have NO catch-all addresses set up.

Any insight would be appreciated! Thanks!
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Old 4th July 2008, 23:59
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First, this is nothing to worry about. The mailserver accepts mail for system users by default.

a) Remove the files

b) Switch your server to postfix mode in /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/lib/config.inc.php
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