angrykeyboarder at angrykeyboarder.com
Mon Oct 31 05:33:34 UTC 2005
On 10/30/2005 09:30 PM, Ashwani Jain wrote:
> I have a linux server powered with Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary hedgehog).
> After installation there was one default sudo user named ash. All the
> local system mails coming to root was mapped to goto the inbox of this
> user ash. Now I added one more sudo user dash and want all the system
> mails coming to root should be coming to this new users. For this I
> added one alias in /etc/aliases and than ran command newaliases, but
> still all the local system mails are going to that user only.
> Is there any other I I can map one users mails for another user, in
> red hat this trick works but in ubuntu probably its some other way.
> Please help.
I was just reading the man page for aliases noting the following.
An alias definition has the form
/name/: /value1/, /value2/, /.../
So if I'm reading this correctly, I'd use the following for root mail to
go to Dick and Jane.
root: dick, jane
Is that the syntax you used in your aliases file?
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