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Old 05-08-2009, 10:56 AM   #1
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Outgoing Email Alias?


Hello everyone,

Does anyone know if there is a way to alias an outgoing email? I hope I'm saying it right, but here is what I want.

I'm using sendmail for now. I want all emails being sent to dummy@email.com to go to smartguy@nowhere.com instead. This is for outgoing email, not incomming.

If anyone can help it is greatly appreciated.

Michael Cunningham
 
Old 05-08-2009, 11:38 AM   #2
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So you mean that, when you send an email to dummy@email.com it actually sends to smartguy@nowhere.com? Is sendmail configured to handle both email.com and nowhere.com? Have you looked into using local or sendmail aliases?
 
Old 05-08-2009, 11:45 AM   #3
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Actually email.com and nowhere.com are both external mail servers. Let's assume my email server is source.com. When I send email from source.com to dummy@email.com I want my email server to rewrite the TO address as smartguy@nowhere.com.

Code:
echo hello | mail -s test dummy@email.com
I'd like the previous command to send mail to smartguy@nowhere.com.

Thanks,
Michael Cunningham
 
Old 05-08-2009, 12:16 PM   #4
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Yes you can do that using generics for both sendmail and postfix, as well as address rewriting for exim
 
  


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