newaliases not working?

Peter A. Giessel pgiessel at
Wed Feb 7 19:01:58 UTC 2007

On 2007/02/07 9:33, Doug Sampson seems to have typed:
> 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.
> Thanks.

I believe that sendmail wants /etc/mail/aliases.db not /etc/aliases.
You can remake your aliases.db by:
cd /etc/mail
make maps

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