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Re: rewrite recipients after /etc/aliases is processed

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  • Hanspeter Kunz
    ... sure. ... thanks for your inputs (also to mouss). For the record, I decided to do it the other way round: * mail is delivered locally (so that /etc/aliases
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 31, 2008
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      On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 08:50 -0500, Wietse Venema wrote:
      > Hanspeter Kunz:
      > > well, my intention was to use /etc/aliases for forwarding mail adresses
      > > like root, webmaster, logcheck, etc. to real users. This would be
      > > different users on every host. That's why I want first to
      > > process /etc/aliases and then route the mail to our central mail server.
      >
      > /etc/aliases is used only for domains in $mydestination. This
      > is documented behavior, and will not be changed.

      sure.

      > To rewrite address that don't deliver locally, use virtual_alias_maps
      > (NOT virtual_alias_domains) to rewrite root etc, into real recipients.

      thanks for your inputs (also to mouss).

      For the record, I decided to do it the other way round:
      * mail is delivered locally (so that /etc/aliases is processed)
      * an additional ldap-aliases-table reroutes mails for "real" users to
      the central mail server.

      thanks again,
      Hp.
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