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newaliases(1) [bsd man page]

NEWALIASES(1)						      General Commands Manual						     NEWALIASES(1)

NAME
newaliases - rebuild the data base for the mail aliases file SYNOPSIS
newaliases DESCRIPTION
Newaliases rebuilds the random access data base for the mail aliases file /etc/aliases. It must be run each time /etc/aliases is changed in order for the change to take effect. SEE ALSO
aliases(5), sendmail(8) 4th Berkeley Distribution October 22, 1996 NEWALIASES(1)

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newaliases(1M)						  System Administration Commands					    newaliases(1M)

NAME
newaliases - rebuild the data base for the mail aliases file SYNOPSIS
newaliases DESCRIPTION
newaliases rebuilds the random access data base for the mail aliases file /etc/mail/aliases. newaliases accepts all the flags that sendmail(1M) accepts. However, most of these flags have no effect, except for the -C option and three of the Processing Options that can be set from a configuration file with the -o option: -C /path/to/alt/config/file Use alternate configuration file. -oAfile Specify possible alias files. -oLn Set the default log level to n. Defaults to 9. -on Validate the RHS of aliases when rebuilding the aliases(4) database. newaliases runs in verbose mode (-v option) automatically. EXAMPLES
Example 1: Running the newaliases Command The following command runs newaliases on an alias file different from the /etc/mail/aliases default in sendmail(1M): example% newaliases -oA/path/to/alternate/alias/file EXIT STATUS
newaliases returns an exit status describing what it did. The codes are defined in /usr/include/sysexits.h. EX_OK Successful completion on all addresses. EX_NOUSER User name not recognized. EX_UNAVAILABLE Catchall. Necessary resources were not available. EX_SYNTAX Syntax error in address. EX_SOFTWARE Internal software error, including bad arguments. EX_OSERR Temporary operating system error, such as "cannot fork". EX_NOHOST Host name not recognized. EX_TEMPFAIL Message could not be sent immediately, but was queued. FILES
/etc/aliases Symbolic link to /etc/mail/aliases /etc/mail/aliases.pag /etc/mail/aliases.dir ndbm files maintained by newaliases /etc/mail/aliases.db Berkeley DataBase file maintained by newaliases ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWsndmu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
sendmail(1M), aliases(4), attributes(5) SunOS 5.10 14 Sep 2001 newaliases(1M)

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