off topic: email forwarding assistance/guidance needed

H.P. Noordam bno at SALVAGEBV.NL
Wed Nov 10 15:54:07 GMT 2004

MailScanner mailing list <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK> wrote on 10/11/2004

> My MailScanner/Sendmail server is relaying email to 2
> seperate domains.  A majority of my users (3000) have
> email accounts in the "" domain, but we have
> roughly 40 users that have an account in both the
> and domains.
> The 40 isers in the and domain use
> both addresses at this point but, I would like to
> deliver emails for both addresses to one domain.
> example:  if lester at receives an email I would
> like sendmail to route the email to lester at
> (instead of the address).  The domain
> will be obsolete in the future but I can't get rid of
> it yet but I would like to eliminate the host
> that sendmail is relaying to.
> Hopefully what I said makes sense, if not, please ask
> for additional info.  Thanks in advance for your
> assistance.

the virtusertable (/etc/mail/virtusertable) enables you to map single
users or complete domains to other recipients, so thats is the place to
map *@xyz to *@abc.

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