[CentOS] Complex sendmail alias handling.

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Sat Mar 24 22:51:42 UTC 2007

Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> Hi all:
> I have a situation where I need to change the distribution of emails
> for selected accounts on a regular basis. This is for the controlling
> of the distribution of our "support" email address.
> In the past I just created a "alias.bas" file to hold the bulk of our
> aliases and then 3 "support" alias files, alias.wkd, alias.evn and
> alias.wed (for weekday, evening and weekend day distribution lists) and
> then used crontab entries to cat the base file and one of the "support"
> files into the alias file and run newaliases.
> This worked fine while everyone was working on an 0800-1600 schedule
> but now we have one person that will be working on an 0600-1800
> schedule a few days per week. This is going really muck up my simple
> little procedures.
> I was wondering if anyone out there new of something short of an
> automatic email receiving and routing package (which I have not
> done any research on) that might fit my simple requirements.

A shared imap account/folder?

Why aren't you doing this anyway? It's a good way for Freda to see what 
Fred said on the previous shift.

> Failing that can anyone recommend an automatic email receiving and
> routing package that is not to difficult to setup?
> Regards, Hugh



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