[ale] clearing out root's mail
stillwaxin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 15:56:37 EST 2010
yeah but you might actually read it if it were to go to an account
that you actually looked at.
On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Jim Popovitch <jimpop at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 13:40, Michael Still <stillwaxin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> personally i would setup /etc/aliases and forward root mail to
>> somewhere else. problem solved :)
> O_o Apparently something is sending a lot of email to root... moving
> it off the box into another location doesn't exactly solve the
> -Jim P.
it does solve the problem of having /var/spool/mail/root rapidly growing :)
but maybe what the real benefit is, is that if it were to go to an
account you actually read, you'd take some action on whatever was
filling it up.
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