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Old 2nd July 2008
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How can i forward mails from root to a gmail account ?

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OK. Solved. Thanks
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sheriff26, I have been looking for a simple way to do this, could you tell me how you did it?
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Use aliases(5).

Quick instructions:
At the top of /etc/aliases add/change this:
Code:
root:   carpetsmoker
carpetsmoker: carpetsmoker@rwxrwxrwx.net
The "root: " should already be there, you can use an email address or forward it to another user.

When you're done editing the file, you must run newaliases(1) for the changes to be effective.
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Note also: from the aliases(5) manpages...
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After aliasing has been done, local and valid recipients who have a
``.forward'' file in their home directory have messages forwarded to
the list of users defined in that file.
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Got this working. Silly errors in configuration files ruin your day sometimes...

Thanks for the help!

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