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Re: exim and local_part

In article <364AFE0B.EC3C1DFB@hsomail.com>:

>so everytime a send a message to any user, let say joe.user
>exim correctly change the 'to:' field to "joe.user@my.domain.name"
>but then it claims:
>  unknown local-part "joe.user" in domain "my.domain.name"

Do you have a user "joe.user" in your password file? If not, then how
is exim supposed to know how to deliver the email?

If the user's login name is 'joe', you can put aliases into
/etc/aliases, e.g.:

joe.user:       joe

Paul Slootman
home: paul@wurtel.demon.nl | work: paul@murphy.nl | debian: paul@debian.org
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