[CentOS] Alias for sending email messages from root
pmcevoy at silvacapitalmanagement.com
Tue Jan 29 22:14:33 UTC 2013
On 01/29/2013 04:03 PM, James B. Byrne wrote:
> I have run into what can only be described as a farce but one that is
> outside my control and which I need fixed.
> I am informed that my cell phone service provider, Bell Canada, will
> not allow any email messages from a user id 'root' to pass through
> their email to sms text gateway. Now, I send alerts out from cron and
> other system monitoring software and these all go out as
> root at host.domain.tld.
> Is there any way to configure the outgoing address to be something
> else? Or do I have to rename the root user to get around this
> nonsensical, and utterly useless, restriction imposed by my provider?
Edit entry at bottom of file:
# Person who should get root's mail
Execute newaliases as root or sudo
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