Re: root's offsite mail
On 01/09/09 13:49, Michelle Konzack wrote:
Am 2009-01-09 13:34:03, schrieb Ron Johnson:
On 01/09/09 11:04, root wrote:
How can I get 'root' out of the 'From:' line of root's offsite mail?
I've scanned the docs for exim4, mutt and mailx on this Debian
etch(mostly) system but nothing found so far.
I know I can send mail as another user but would rather
Running as root is a *Bad Idea* for the same reason that running a
Windows account is a Bad Idea.
Can you please tell this "cron"
Cron is not *you* running as root.
If you have a System without any user accounts, there are a bunch of
services installed (like "cron") which send "From: root" and you can not
configure this crap (I have already filles a bug report for it)
Note: Even if you forward "root" message sto a user account,
the "From:" is always "root" and the Forward-Account is
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"I am not surprised, for we live long and are celebrated poopers."