mail forward problem in RH71 with procmail or .forward

mail forward problem in RH71 with procmail or .forward

Post by Ming H » Thu, 12 Sep 2002 01:19:54

I edited ~/.forward as

Not working.

So I did some research...
Seems sendmail 8.11.6 with RH71 is using procmail not mail for local
delivery thing.  So it not reading .forward.

So I edited ~./procmailrc


still no forwarding.

I wondering if sendmail 8.11.6 on RH71 disabled forwarding for security
and spam reason?

I did the following too

# ln -s  /usr/bin/procmail /etc/smrsh

according to redhat faq



1. mail forwarding problem with ".forward" file

I have a question about adding the ".forward" file in my unix user

I 'd like all incoming mails forwarded to another address temporarily whilst
I am away but I also want the machine to keep a copy of it for reference
when I return. Does anyone know how to do this? Normally I just put the
forwarding email address in the .forward file but it won't keep a copy of


Benny K C Lo
PhD Candidate
Cancer Research Laboratories
University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

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