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Old 08-18-2009
.forward for forwarding emails


I want to forward my emails to a different email account on Unix. I created a .forward file with just one line in it.
The emails are not getting forwarded to the forward_to email address, instead they are going to my original inbox.
Is it required that I run the newaliases command?
Please advise as to where I am going wrong.

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Old 08-19-2009
Is your MTA (sendmail, postfix, ..) configured to send mail outbound? Can you manually send a mail from this box to your Yahoo account? If not - make sure 1st that this works.
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