[CentOS] Complex sendmail alias handling

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Wed Mar 28 00:20:21 UTC 2007

Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> From: Steve Campbell Sent: March 27, 2007 10:31
>> Getting in late on this one, but if I didn't need to spend money, 
>> couldn't 
>> spend money, or what ever the reason may be, and the aliasing was 
>> something 
>> that needed changing on a schedule, then why not just set up 
>> multiple alias 
>> files, run cron to replace them when needed, and "newaliases", 
>> all in cron 
>> scripts? You would need to maintain as many versions as required, 
>> but sounds 
>> like it might work with minimal effort and expense.
>> Complex is a relative term, and this may be oversimplifying, but it
>> would 
>> work.
> Hi Steve:
> It would and does work. That is the method that we are currently using.
> It works fine when we are talking about only 3 variations on the 
> alias. Currently I have files for weekday, weekend day and evening
> and run a crontab script at 0800 and 1600 daily. The problem I now
> have is that as we add staff with flexible work schedules that simple
> scheme starts to get very complicated very quickly.
> What I was hoping for was something that could assist me with the
> administration of this task but it does not look like there is 
> anything like what I a looking for.
> In the long run we are looking at probably implementing a ticketing 
> system but I just do not have the time to do the evaluation,
> selling and implementation at this point.

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