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newaliases(1M)															    newaliases(1M)

newaliases - rebuilds the database for the mail aliases file SYNOPSIS
rebuilds the random access database for the mail aliases file It must be run each time this file is changed in order for the change to take effect. is identical to Options Validate addresses. When rebuilds the alias database files, it will check the legality of all addresses to the right of the colons. Each address is validated. If the validation fails, the address is skipped and a warning message is displayed. RETURN VALUE
The utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs. AUTHOR
was developed by the University of California, Berkeley, and originally appeared in 4.0BSD. The manual page originally came from FILES
The mail aliases file. Database of alias names. SEE ALSO
aliases(5), sendmail(1M). newaliases(1M)

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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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