newaliases not working?

Doug Sampson dougs at
Wed Feb 7 18:44:56 UTC 2007

> > I'm having trouble getting the periodic reports sent out on 
> a daily basis
> > from a FreeBSD 6.2 server. I've changed the /etc/aliases 
> file so that root
> > points to an administrative mail address.
> You can do that directly in /etc/periodic.conf:
> daily_output="user at"
Nice to know this. However, I still would like to fix the issue with the
/etc/aliases not being used to translate any mail sent to root to an
alternate email address. If anyone knows a cure to this, I'd be grateful.


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