On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Warren Block <wbl...@wonkity.com> wrote: > On Wed, 7 Oct 2009, Polytropon wrote: > >> On Wed, 7 Oct 2009 13:09:51 +0000, Glen Barber <glen.j.bar...@gmail.com> >> wrote: >>> >>> You should see these lines in /etc/crontab: >>> >>> # Perform daily/weekly/monthly maintenance. >>> 1 3 * * * root periodic daily >>> 15 4 * * 6 root periodic weekly >>> 30 5 1 * * root periodic monthly >>> >>> You can set the MAILTO environment variable in /etc/crontab to mail to >>> an alternate address if needed. >> >> Another way is to edit /etc/mail/aliases and forward mail >> to root to your preferred account, e. g. >> >> root: myuser >> >> Note that "recompiling" sendmail's files is neccessary, > > To be more precise, rebuilding the aliases file. > >> and sendmail needs to be restarted. It is explained at the top of Makefile >> in the /etc/mail directory. It's quite easy. :-) > > But 'newaliases' is easier yet. Is restarting sendmail after newaliases > really necessary? I change aliases so rarely I've never really noticed. >
No, you do not need to restart sendmail with newaliases(1). -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"