On 4/25/07, Steve Bertrand <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Oliver Peter wrote: > On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 11:11:07AM +0200, Andreas Widere Andersen wrote: >> Hi, >> On one of my FreeBSD servers all system emails to root is stored in the root >> mailbox under /var/mail/root. I have updated my alias file so new mail is >> forwarded to one of my email adresses, but is there a simple way for me to >> send all these old mails in root's mailbox to my email address without >> logging in through pop3/imap? Perform the following command, assuming 'user' is the account you have with the alias to somewhere else: # mail -f /var/mail/root -F user ..which will merrily dump each message to the alias user, and from there forward it to your email account. Steve
Sweet! Thank you all for helping out. Cheers, Andreas _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"