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Where is the mail located?

Where is the mail located?

Where is the mail located?

I've never configured or installed sendmail, but I'm somewhat familiar with Unix OS's.

I've been asked to remove a mail that is bouncing back and forth between our exchange- and sendmail-server? I haven't recieved a good explanation about the problem yet.
They claim they can't remove the mail, but I figure it must be located somewhere in the filesystem? (Am I wrong?)

My question is... where would that be?

This is probably a default-installation performed by an external consultant several years ago.


RE: Where is the mail located?

What flavor of linux are you using?  On Red Hat, you will find the users mail in a file with the users name in the directory  /var/spool/mail/.  Don't hold me to this but I think if your mail gets queued or has to be resent then it goes into /var/spool/mqueue.  

RE: Where is the mail located?

I think it's a Solaris (SunOS 5.7?) machine.

I'll have a check in the spool directory.



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