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    Server - Email


    Hi,

    I currently own a virtual server purchased from Verio, I have 5 domains on this server but I am having problems with the email side of things. The server is running FreeBSD, Apache. At the moment (and I think this is the case with most servers) you can only have unique user names. Is there any software out there that I can use or modify to allow me to have more than one.

    E.G At the moment I cannot have.

    admin@domain1.com
    admin@domain2.com

    Is there any way around this?

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    what webserver software are you running.
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    I have a FreeBSD machine running Apache, Sendmail, PHP, MySQL, it has a SMTP Server, POP Server and IMAP server.
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    Are these users going to have shell access, or is this for email use only?
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    Purely email only
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    you could do this with virtusertable in sendmail. If you actually wanted to create regular accounts you could just create aliases to the sheel username.


    I found this example for virtusertable

    # Simply add the virtual email address
    # and the real email address
    # it should be mapped to.
    # The virtual email address can be a full
    # email address or a hostname.
    # If it is a hostname then mail to
    # that hostname will be sent to the real
    # email address if none of
    # the full email addresses don't match.
    # This keeps mail for a virtual
    # sub-hosted domain from bouncing.
    #
    #Virtual Email Address Real Email Address
    #---------------------- ------------------
    webmaster@virtual1.com user@isp.com
    user@virtual1.com localuser1
    virtual1.com user@isp.com
    webmaster@virtual2.com localuser2
    user@virtual2.com someuser@aol.com
    virtual2.com localuser2



    If you were using regular shell accounts then you could just alias the username to the email address

    #Shell Account Email Adress
    user001 joe@admin.com
    user002 joe@user.com

    I don't know a whole lot about sendmail but this is all that I could dig up.
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    sorry about the format, I didn't realize that the forum was going to strip out all of my spacing. The virtusertable and the aliases were supposed to be two columns.

    Sorry

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