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Old 04-04-2006, 12:31 PM   #1
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Can't deliver mail (postfix) to local user

Hi All,
I'm moving from one webserver to another using mandriva. Having some mail problems, a local user's email is getting dumped into my account - I'm getting all of her emails.

I'm using postfix. I created the users using the mandriva control panel, then copied over the postfix config files to the new server, ran 'postmap virtual' and 'postalias aliases' and restarted postfix. No joy - I still get her emails.

Any thoughts? I suspect postfix doesn't realize this user and that I need to issue a 'postalias' type of command...just don't recall what it would be. Or somehow I need to 'add users' to postfix.

Old 04-05-2006, 08:45 AM   #2
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Where is your aliases file located? Should you not be doing something like:

postalias /etc/aliases
to re-read the aliases? Also, verify the local user exists on the system or the mailbox where the mail should be delivered exists.


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