Often you want to have an email that contains some basic information waiting for a new user. While this feature is available from both the command line and the administrator's console, the documentation often only provides examples for the administrator's console, as it is much easier to do from the console. Many customers want to configure this from the command line.
For more details, refer to Chapter 2 of the Sun ONE Messaging Server Administration Guide.
The following steps are required when the Messaging Server is running:
Use su to go to mailsrv, where mailsrv is the UNIX or system user ID under which the Messaging Server is running. Since you used “nobody” during the install:
# su - nobody