[CentOS] Changing Root E-Mail address

Mon Dec 27 15:51:02 UTC 2010
Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org>

> On Wed, 2010-12-22 at 10:25 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> If you are running the default sendmail, put an alias for root in
>> /etc/aliases and restart sendmail or run 'newaliases'.
> Or you can edit
> 	/etc/share/logwatch/scripts/logwatch.pl
> and change line 64
> 	$Config{'mailto'} = "root";

The upside is that this works for logwatch.

The downside is that this *only* works for logwatch.

Aside from the aliases which were previously mentioned, it's just as
simple to create /root/.forward, which would then include an entry for the
email address to which want the email to be sent.

Mike Burger

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