I like to put incoming mail into a separate filesystem /mailweb/mail. To do this I
made a symbolic link from /var/mail to this address. Today I did the filesystem upgrade
(filesystem 2013.01-1) and the symbolic link disappeared only to be replaced by
the original link to /var/spool/mail. Needless to say, this caused a minor disruption of my
email service. (I use exim.)
What should I do to prevent such disruptions in the future? Should I link /mailweb/mail
to /var/spool/mail rather than /var/mail?
Last edited by djraymondnm (2013-01-27 23:57:04)
Moving to Networking, Server, and Protection.
To know or not to know ...
... the questions remain forever.
Found a solution -- the mailbox location in exim.conf can be changed to whatever
one likes, avoiding this problem. Same for the imap server dovecot.