Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 126458
RHN Applet does not email status to correct address
Last modified: 2012-06-20 12:03:57 EDT
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.
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