on 9/17/02 1:37 PM, Peter Palmreuther at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > On Tue, 17 Sep 2002 13:16:29 -0400 > Eric Moore <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> ~alias/.qmailroot: # > > I assume this is > > cat ~alias/.qmail-root and produces '#' ?
Yes. > >> qmailadmin: >> Forward/Alias Email Account >> root [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > This will forward all mail to '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' to '[EMAIL PROTECTED]', > assuming 'example.com' is the domain you're about to manage with > qmailadmin. This is _no_ replacement for a forward of mails to > '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' > >> starting delivery 20: msg 73511 to local [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Seems your hostname is 'mail.example.com', your 'vpopmail-domain' is > 'example.com'. Therefore '~alias/.qmail-root' jumps in and the '#' as > only content advises qmail-local to deliver the mail to 'Nirvana'. the > effect is the same as if you'd have written '|cat >/dev/null' into > '~alias/.qmail-root', just without the need of spawning an additional > process to trash the mail. So the mail _can't_ show up somewhere, you > told the delivery system to deliver these kind of mails nowhere.-- > Pit > OK. I understand your explanation, but don't see the solution. What would you do get qmail to forward the local messages going to [EMAIL PROTECTED] to [EMAIL PROTECTED]? Thanks, Eric.