Subject: Re: postfix vs mail
To: Patrick Welche <>
From: Ian Fry <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/05/2001 14:44:06
On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 02:26:29PM +0100, Patrick Welche wrote:
> Just noted that we have "postfix" as a default user, and both "mail" and
> "postfix" in /etc/group. (I don't know what maildrop is.) Why not just have

I believe that Postfix requires a unique uid and gid as part of it's
configuration. Unfortunately, I can't find anything on the Postfix website to
confirm this at the moment.