How to redirect mail sent to root to external mailbox?

Greg Barniskis nalists at
Mon Nov 14 15:03:55 GMT 2005

Mark J. Sommer wrote:

> This is really a sendmail question I believe.  Your problem is probably
> because root doesn't get masqueraded.  In your, is there a line
> like the following:
> CEroot
> or
> C{E}root
> If so, comment it out and restart sendmail.

That will work but the config will get overwritten on upgrades. It 
is best to override the defaults via the mc config generator, so 
that "CE root" doesn't appear in the first place.

Greg Barniskis, Computer Systems Integrator
South Central Library System (SCLS)
Library Interchange Network (LINK)
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