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Re: trouble with alias



--- Caffeinate The World <mochaexpress@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> i seem to be able to send mail to webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxx from the
> server where qmail-sql is running but not from a remote site like
> yahoo.com or hotmail.com to webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> i do have a catch all alias in my sql table for mydomain.com. i've
> also
> verified this with:
> 
> # ./qmail-getpw webmaster mydomain.com
> alias10021002/var/qmail/alias-webmaster0#

I didn't look at this very closely. Why is the above alias-webmaster?
Shouldn't it look at /var/qmail/alias/.qmail-webmaster like how qmail
originally was designed? this one seems to be looking at
.../alias-webmaster/{dot-qmail-files}.

> it seems to be working.
> 
> when sending mail from a remote host like yahoo or hotmail (i'ven't
> any
> access from another system) to webmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxx it doesn't even
> show up in the mail log.
> 
> my alias worked fine til i moved to qmail-sql. one thing i had to do
> was in the ~alias/.qmail-webmaster file i changed from a local user:
> 
>   melocal
> 
> to 
> 
>   melocal@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> because i don't have melocal realservername.mydomain.com listed in
> the
> sql table.
> 
> any thoughts?
> 
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