Forwaring Mail

John Jolet john at
Mon Mar 27 20:44:29 IST 2006

On Mar 27, 2006, at 1:39 PM, Johnny Stork wrote:

> This has to work without the existence of a local user name so an  
> alias wont work as it requires a local user on the machine.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mailscanner-bounces at
>> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at]
>> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2006 10:16 AM
>> To: MailScanner discussion
>> Subject: Re: Forwaring Mail
>> On Mar 27, 2006, at 12:06 PM, Johnny Stork wrote:
>>> I am trying to determine if there is a way to get
>>> sendmail to forward all mail to a particular user,
>>> to another account? The problem here is that the
>>> user is not a local user so the use of a .forward
>>> file wont work. Here is our setup.
>> put an alias in /etc/aliases, or /etc/mail/aliases, depending
>> on your
>> distro....format is
>> localusername:	guy at someother.domain

Ah, I guess I didn't get that part.  stupid me, as it says it right  
up there!

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