On Tuesday 28 March 2006 16:13, Tom Collins wrote:
> On Mar 28, 2006, at 3:06 AM, Jimmy Stewpot wrote:
> > I would have expected that to route the email over to the users
> > vpopmail account however it does not work. Any sugestions? or am I
> > missing something totally stupid?
> I did the following on my system to accomplish what you're looking for.
> Put the server's fqdn (hostname) in /var/qmail/control/me (and locals
> and rcpthosts/morercpthosts).
> Put the address to forward to in ~username/.qmail (the user's actual
> home directory).
> This allows expert users to update the forwarding address if necessary.
> If you want to continue trying files in ~qmail/alias, did you make sure
> they were owned by alias:qmail?  That might work...

ownership of files in ~alias has nothing to do with his problem.

if 'joe' exists as a system user, qmail will deliver email addressed to joe... 
to joe.  ~alias is only consulted if the user 'joe' doesn't exist.


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