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Re: New 64bit installation: Exim4 Send to Root

On Tue 22 Jul 2014 at 17:25:35 +0000, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 02:53:43PM +0300, David Baron wrote:
> > Logcheck, rkhunter and some others send their email notifications to root. 
> > Exim4 does no allow emails to root. So root gets aliased and a couple of other 
> > places are set so that the emails go to another user. I brought the 
> > configuration files over from the old installation.
> > 
> > I have in /etc/aliases a line root:system_notification
> > and in /etc/exim4/system.filter lines for saving header with Spam and Virus 
> > marked to /var/mail/system_notification
> > 
> > Worked before, but not now. What am I doing wrong?
> > 
> As root:
> dpkg-reconfigure -plow exim4 
> may do what you need to set up the aliases appropriately.
> All the very best,

He'll need it. :)

   dpkg-reconfigure -plow exim4-config

He could also read exim4_files(5) and report on whether a line like


works. (Assuming 'david' is a user on the system).

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