Re: Emailing the system messages to me
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On 02/28/07 22:49, Guillermo Garron wrote:
> On 3/1/07, Greg Folkert <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 00:36 -0400, Guillermo Garron wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I have a Debian Etch as my desktop PC, and i want to configure it so
>> > the system messages could be sent to my personal email, not to the
>> > root mailbox on that system, it has exim any ideas?
>> > or I better install postfix?
>> > best regards,
>> make the root alias like this:
>> root: email@example.com
>> That should do it.
> i have think about that, but my PC does not have a reverse lookup
> name, so I think the email will be returned, I think i need to
> configure exim, postfix, or sendmail to send email via an account
> using a login and password, to use an authenticated smtp server.
> am I right?
Exim4 should be able to do what you suggest. You need to configure
it to be a relay host. This will (not surprisingly) relay all
non-local email to your ISP's smtp server, which will then pass it
along to gmail.
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