Cannot send mail from AIX 5.2 to out side

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Old 10-06-2009
Cannot send mail from AIX 5.2 to out side

Hi... help me please

Previously, my server could send the email from deamon to out side but now it could not. I tried to use command "mailq -v", it show error as below that "alias database unavailable". Does anyone help me, what should I fix?

n91MQvb205650 3645 19022424 Oct 2 05:27 MAILER-DAEMON
(alias database unavailable)
n91MQvc205650 5187 19023967 Oct 2 05:27 MAILER-DAEMON
(alias database unavailable)
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Old 10-06-2009
Wild guess:

See if /etc/aliases is missing:
# ls -l /etc/aliases
lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     system           17 05 Jun 2008  /etc/aliases -> /etc/mail/aliases

Also, try running this command with "truss" to see if you can spot any failures:

$ truss mailq -v

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