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. -Jeremy -- Jeremy Kitchen ++ [EMAIL PROTECTED] In the beginning was The Word and The Word was Content-type: text/plain -- The Word of Bob. And the lord said unto John; Come forth and receive eternal life. John came fifth and won a toaster.
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