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Re: How to get mail to local destinations delivered?



On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 09:02:31PM +0900, John Summerfield wrote:
> Chris G wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 12:42:26PM +0100, Gijs wrote:
>>> This is total overkill for my actual requirement (which maybe I
>>> should have stated at the outset), I simply want mail to root on my
>>> Fedora machine to get sent to me rather than having to become root to
>>> read it.  No other mail is sent or read on this machine.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>    If you want root's mail to get delivered to your own email address,
>>>    you can use the file /etc/aliases.
>>>    I think the last line of the file already describes it, but if you
>>>    want root's mail to get delivered to [4]root root com,
>>>    you can add to that file:
>>>    root:   [5]root root com
>>>
>> Ah, yes, but what do I put as my address in /etc/aliases?  I can't
>> find an address that makes sendmail send it to me on this machine.
>
> chrisg localhost perhaps
>
I have tried:-

    chris localhost
    chris 192 168 1 1
    chris [192 168 1 1]

and sendmail tries to send the *all* to the outside world!

-- 
Chris Green


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