User Information (Easy Questions!)
roberthuff at rcn.com
Sat Aug 5 15:03:44 UTC 2006
Matthew Seaman writes:
> > Where does it find the email address?
> The periodic emails are sent to root at localhost. There are at
> least two every day, plus an extra at the end of each week and at
> the end of each month -- you're expected to set up an alias that
> forwards them to the sysadmins for the machine.
> Check /etc/mail/aliases, you should have a line that says
> something like:
> root: youruid
> in there towards the top.
Or you can consider the follofing lines found in my
daily_output="root huff" # user or /file
daily_status_security_output="root huff" # user or /file
weekly_output="root huff" # user or /file
monthly_output="root huff" # user or /file
"Fixing" root in etc/mail/aliases may work for programs for
which this is not desirable.
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