Thanks.  I think I checked /named/chroot/var/named, but I'll double check.
As for Sendmail requiring a user, I beleive that is entirely true, as I am sure there are thousands of sendmail servers out there that host multiple domains and come across situations where they have a mailbox for, as well as a mailbox for, who are entirely different users, and since the users have no use on the system other than for mail, there is no need to create a system account, because this is a mail server.
Regardless, I might find myself trying Qmail or Postfix simply because the documentation for Sendmail seems to be scarce.  It shouldn't take this long to find simple steps to do something as simple as create a user's mailbox.

On 8/31/06, Brian Case <> wrote:
Michael Ryerse wrote:
> Hi, I just got a VPS server with FC4 and webmin.  I have been setting
> up BIND and noticed that the three zones I created did not cause a
> zone file to be written in /var/named.  /etc/named.conf seems to be
> getting updated, but points to zone files that do not exist, and I
> think that this is causing name resolution to not work.  Any suggestions?
> Also, with Sendmail, I was wondering if someone could point me to some
> documentation on how to create mailboxes via webmin for sendmail.  I
> do not want to use system users for mail, just want mailboxes.  There
> doesn't seem to be a straight-forward method to do this in webmin.
Regarding the BIND question, look in /var/named/chroot/var/named for
your zone files... I think BIND is chrooted in Fedora by default...

Regarding the Sendmail question, I don't think there is a way to have a
mailbox without a user... An alias, sure, but not a mailbox...

Brian Case

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