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Old 01-28-2004, 04:07 PM   #1
nemesisza
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Mail Aliases problems for multiple domains


Hi guys,

I have a Slackware 9.1 machine setup to handle mail and web hosting. I am having a bit of a problem with my mail aliases though.
My server is running POPa3d and Sendmail (havent gotten around to migrating to exim yet)

I have for instance:

user1@example1.com
sales@example1.com
info@example1.com

and

user2@nextexample.com
sales@nextexample.com
info@nextexample.com

in my /etc/mail/aliases file.
After adding the aliases I ran "newaliases" like a good little root and I was told the following:

/etc/mail/aliases: line ??: sales@example1.com... Warning: duplicate alias name sales
/etc/mail/aliases: line ??: info@example1.com... Warning: duplicate alias name info

Any one know what I am doing wrong?
 
Old 01-28-2004, 08:37 PM   #2
born4linux
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looks like you need something like this:

user1: user1@example1.com
sales: sales@example1.com
info: info@example1.com

user2: user2@nextexample.com
sales2: sales@nextexample.com
info2: info@nextexample.com

the entries on the left of the colon are the 'real' login for the email addresses on the right.

is that what you want to do?
 
  


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