Bug 16481 - /etc/aliases misses mail: root entry
/etc/aliases misses mail: root entry
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: exim (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Powers
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Reported: 2000-08-17 18:32 EDT by mal
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-17 18:53:20 EDT
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Description mal 2000-08-17 18:32:33 EDT
I think 
/etc/aliases misses this line:
mail: root

(exim is running as mail uid)

The others lines like
named: root
lp: root
news: root
nobody: root

also recommended to add to 
/etc/aliases

(check /etc/passwd on what else makes sense to add)
Comment 1 Tim Powers 2000-08-17 18:53:09 EDT
This was already fixed a few minutes ago. I copied over the sendmail aliases
file, which is very lengthy. It should look exactly the same as the aliases file
included in sendmail.

Tim


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