Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76721
[RFE] Ability to add multiple email addresses for notification
Last modified: 2009-03-24 14:06:41 EDT
Taken from an email to rhn-feedback:
I am a consultant for a company that makes use of RHN, and it would be very
helpful if you allowed more than one email address to be added for notification
emails. At present, my customer is forced to forward every update notification
to me manually. It would be much better if we could add a CC: address for
You can add a second e-mail quite easily - just go to the account details page:
And enter the second e-mail address after the first, seperated by a comma, like
so: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Undocumented feature ;-)
So the question now is, can we document this feature? Or will placing
comma-delimited values in
the database screw things up in unforeseen ways (spam issues, foreign key
violations, etc.) ?
If this is an actual feature, then the bug is: document its use in the
If use of this feature breaks something, then the bug is: break out "cc: this
address for notifications" as a separate feature.
this works only by coincidence and will likely change in the very, very near future.
please don't tell users to do this. multiple notifications is a feature of
Enterprise (create additional users, give them perms over servers, etc)
Could we run a query to see if we have any users currently doing this?
Hmm, what's wrong with aliases?
echo "alerts: root,sysadmin,consultant" >> /etc/aliases
*** Bug 78630 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Reassigning bugs from gdk (old RHN engineering Manager) to tsanders (current
RHN engineering manager)
REOPENED status has been deprecated. ASSIGNED with keyword of Reopened is preferred.