SUMMARY: Just a little mail help
White, Robert L.
WHITERL at nv.doe.gov
Mon Mar 26 08:13:21 EST 2007
Ahhh. Sometimes the simplest things are the hardest to find.
Richie Crews was the first to respond with the answer:
If he has a local email account you can look in /var/mail/username file
for his mail. Now this will be plain text. However if his mail is not
stored locally there is no way.
There was indeed a local email account, and I found the problem. Thanks
to all who responded so quickly.
Richie Crews, Dale Fay, Dale Poulter, Ric Anderson, Chris Ruhnke, Ed
Farrar, & Eric Sisson.
Thanks to all.
--On Monday, March 26, 2007 5:55 AM -0700 "White, Robert L."
<WHITERL at nv.doe.gov> wrote:
> Hello all:
> When I google this I get so many hits I can't find the tree for the
> Is it possible, with rootly powers, to look at a user's email?
> Due to a change in computer security an outside consultant is no
> longer allowed access to a data collection system, and I need to check
> his email account to see if there are some error messages to explain
> why the system has stopped working. I can just change the password
> and log in as him, but I was hoping there was a way that didn't
> involve perturbing the system until I knew more about what stopped
> Thanks for the time.
whiterl at nv.doe.gov
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