[CentOS] send existing root email to another user
lists at rheel.co.nz
Tue Dec 1 03:09:03 UTC 2009
Mathew S. McCarrell wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 9:42 PM, Lists <lists at rheel.co.nz
> <mailto:lists at rheel.co.nz>> wrote:
> > Kate,
> > You need to modify /etc/aliases to have something like:
> > root: user at gmail.com <mailto:user at gmail.com>
> <mailto:user at gmail.com <mailto:user at gmail.com>>
> > You should then run /usr/bin/newaliases to make these changes
> > Matt
> Hi Matt,
> I have done this and it works for new mail arriving but I need to
> the existing mail.
> Ah, I misread what you were looking to do. You should be able to do
> the following then.
> cat /var/spool/mail/root | mail -s "Old Root Emails" user at gmail.com
> <mailto:user at gmail.com>
> Hope that helps.
Argh spoke to soon - its mostly all good apart from the attachments that
are on the emails don't come through as attachments.
Is there any way I can send the so that they are received with
attachments still intact?
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