Peter Rose <peter(_at_)cyberscreen(_dot_)com> writes:
However, I noticed that everything is fine for normal user accounts that
have been created with a valid shell, and hence have the .bashrc files
and so forth in their home directories, but I also have some users set
up as POP users only. I set up home directories with .procmailrc files
for these, but mail was only delivered there once I set them up with a
My concern is that I don't want to give shell permissions to mail-only
You need to add an entry to /etc/shells containing either their
(non-standard) shell or the exact line.
The latter tells sendmail that _all_ users/uids can forward messages
to programs and files. On the other hand, putting someone's shell in
/etc/shells also means they can ftp to their own account. So, think
about what these users should be doing before you make you choice.
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