Bug 126458 - RHN Applet does not email status to correct address
Summary: RHN Applet does not email status to correct address
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rhn-applet (Show other bugs)
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: desktop-bugs@redhat.com
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Reported: 2004-06-21 22:17 UTC by Johnny Proton
Modified: 2012-06-20 16:03 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-06-20 16:03:57 UTC
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Description Johnny Proton 2004-06-21 22:17:15 UTC
I have replicated this problem using RHEL 3.0 and Fedora Core 1 & 2. 
My hosting partner, Rackspace, feels the problem is with the RHN
applet but I'm not sure.

Basically, if I SSH as root into my new system and run "up2date
--configure --nox", item #25 is "Admin Email Address".  It's always
defaulted to root@localhost but I want it to be something else.

No matter what I set that address to, it never emails me *anything*
except to root@localhost.  What is the point of this field?  This
applies when I run an update myself as well as when the rhn_check
applet does its scheduled maintenance.

This is a big one for people with dedicated servers.  I think there
should be a lot of people affected by this bug.

Comment 2 Jiri Pallich 2012-06-20 16:03:57 UTC
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