[CentOS] send existing root email to another user
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Tue Dec 1 02:42:18 UTC 2009
Mathew S. McCarrell wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Lists <lists at rheel.co.nz
> <mailto:lists at rheel.co.nz>> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running Centos 5.4
> I have a pile of emails in my root users /var/spool/mail/root file
> I need to send this all to another address (preferrably external but
> local would possibly do)
> I have searched a lot but can't find any way to do this. I have set it
> so future emails get forwarded to my external address but I also
> need to
> shift the existing emails.
> You need to modify /etc/aliases to have something like:
> root: user at gmail.com <mailto:user at gmail.com>
> You should then run /usr/bin/newaliases to make these changes active||.
I have done this and it works for new mail arriving but I need to onsend
the existing mail.
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