newaliases not working?

Peter A. Giessel pgiessel at
Wed Feb 7 19:28:22 UTC 2007

On 2007/02/07 10:12, Doug Sampson seems to have typed:
>> 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
> Does not seem to do the trick.

Sorry, try:
make aliases restart

(more Makefile for other options)

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