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I have installed Postfix and Courier pop3 on Ubunto Hardy. I setup MX record to point to the server I built and it is working to some extend. I can email from outlook and it works OK. I can receive email at as well via outlook. I created an account for, the home directory /home/webmaster was created and is owned by 'webmaster webmaster'. I then did the 'maildirmake Maildir' command from the webmaster account and home directory. The directories new, cur and tmp are created under Maildir so everything is looking good. I then tried to send mail to and the email ended up at mailbox.

What have I done wrong?

Thanks in advance


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Is webmaster an alias for root in /etc/aliases ?

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yes! Simple when you know how isn't it! I think I will havbe a steep learning curve for a few days! Thanks TiZon! – Rich Mar 8 '11 at 12:05

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