[CentOS] Complex sendmail alias handling

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 19:49:35 UTC 2007

Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> From: Les Mikesell Sent: March 28, 2007 12:07
>> You can't get much easier than files containing a list of the right 
>> delivery addresses for each time period and a cron job that copies the 
>> right file to the one :included: by a sendmail alias at each
>> transition.
>> Did you try that approach yet?  But for ongoing things you lose the 
>> ability to easily see what the previous shift did unless they 
>> reply/forward a copy of anything still needing work.
> I agree that this approach is fairly straight forward and I have not
> tried it. However our current approach (concatenating files to create
> a new alias file) is about the same in complexity. The difficulty
> arises from determining the contents of those files.

Just expose them to the person who knows what the contents should be for 
editing.  Anyone managing a shift of people should be able to edit a 
text file.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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