AlaskanWolf

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none of my root users on any of my systems are able to get email, on one of my servers i am getting

2002-01-29 03:25:00 16VWNo-0007m7-00 == [email protected] T=local_delivery defer (13): Permission denied: failed to chdir to /root

and alot of others

what files are responsible for routing email to root? i would rather have them go to another user on the system but not sure what files to edit
 

feanor

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This is all handled by
/etc/exim.conf
and
/etc/valiases/DOMAIN.COM

Is the hostname of the server also setup as a virtual domain as far as exim is concerned? This could be causing the problem.
 

AlaskanWolf

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[quote:a8b3fbdb3d][i:a8b3fbdb3d]Originally posted by Juanra[/i:a8b3fbdb3d]
What about creating a .forward file in /root containing another address? For example:

# cat /root/.forward
\"[email protected]\" [/quote:a8b3fbdb3d]

great, that did the trick!

thanks!