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Re: postfix aliases file (in light of setup, sendmail, and exim)

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Once upon a time Thursday 22 April 2004 1:48 pm, Tom Diehl wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Warren Togami wrote:
> > One issue with changing postfix to share the same aliases file as other
> > MUA's is that postfix disallows mail delivery to root by default.
> You make it sound like this is a configuration problem. It is not. Since
> postfix does not run suid root it is impossible for it to deliver mail
> to the root account.
> > Because of this the root alias MUST be configured manually.  Has a
> > solution to this been proposed?
> I do not seen this as a problem. Root mail on a postfix system will goto
> the postfix user unless you change the alias in /etc/postfix/aliases.

They were talking about using /etc/aliases not /etc/postfix/aliases for all 
MTA's i would suggest as a default that roots mail get written to a mail user 
that could be there for all MTA's


> What kind of solution would you want for a non-problem?

> Regards,
> Tom
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