The system aliases are held in
/etc/aliases. A sample is given in
lib/aliases which includes some aliases which
must be defined:
You should extend this file with any aliases that are apropos to your system.
- cp lib/aliases /etc/aliases
sendmail looks at a version of these files maintained by the
These are stored either in
/etc/aliases.db depending on which database package you are using.
These can initially be created as empty files,
but they will have to be initialized promptly.
These should be mode 644:
db routines preset the mode reasonably,
so this step can be skipped.
The actual path of this file
is defined in the
A option of the
- cp /dev/null /etc/aliases.dir
cp /dev/null /etc/aliases.pag
chmod 644 /etc/aliases.*
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