How do I have sendmail forward emails from root...

Michael E. Mercer mmercer at
Wed Dec 17 14:21:59 PST 2003

In /etc/mail, I ran:
make cf maps aliases install stop start

after every change...

More info, now that I think of it. The mail server is getting the
emails, but kicks it back because
the the "From:"  header has an unknown host.
root at

How do I remedy this?


On Wed, 2003-12-17 at 17:13, Kevin Stevens wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Dec 2003, Michael E. Mercer wrote:
> > I've tried quite a few things and just can't seem to get
> > sendmail to forward emails generated by root processes to
> > go to "mmercer at".
> >
> > I am running 4.9-Stable.
> >
> > How am I supposed to configure this?
> >
> > I have added a line to /etc/mail/aliases
> > root: mmercer at
> Did you run 'make aliases' to update the database afterwards?
> KeS

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