[CentOS] Re: Complex sendmail alias handling

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Mar 28 22:05:07 UTC 2007

Hugh E Cruickshank spake the following on 3/28/2007 1:09 PM:
> From: Les Mikesell Sent: March 28, 2007 12:50
>> Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
>>> 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.
> You would think so but I have had a hard enough time trying to convince
> them to use the Outlook rules and folders (without much success) which
> would make their life easier. I really do not think I can count on them
> to maintain the alias file to make my job easier. I would just end up
> with a lot of complaints about it not working and then end up having 
> to maintain it myself anyway. I might as well save the time and 
> frustration and do it myself. Sometimes it is just not worth it to try
> and delegate some tasks.
> I will now stop my gratuitous complaining and get back to work.
> Regards, Hugh
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