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Old 10-21-2004
Email forwarding ? Help !

Hi, I'd like to forward my Emails from my domain to my gmx and web.de accounts. For example:

bla@blabla.de to bla@gmx.de
blabla@blabla.de to bla@web.de

How to do this ? I know that .forward forwards all emails to one account, but that's not what I want.
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Old 10-21-2004
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I know that .forward forwards all emails to one account, but that's not what I want.
Yet, that is what you asked for...since .forward can forward to more than one location.
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I'd like to forward my Emails from my domain to my gmx and web.de accounts
What are you looking for? To forward only specific email from certain addresses?

Another way of 'forwarding' email that might serve your needs is to set up an alias (possibly in /etc/mail/aliases file) that points your address to others. See the man page for aliases.

Email for bla@blabla.de gets forwarded to both gmx.de and web.de

bla: bla@web.d,bla@gmx.de
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Old 10-21-2004
# 4  
Old 10-21-2004
Oh, yeah, I get it! I didn't see the bla versus blabla - trying to read to quickly again.

Still, the answer would be the aliases file on mydomain.de -


firstuser: firstuser@gmx.net
seconduser: seconduser@web.de
# 5  
Old 10-21-2004
There's no aliases file, where do I need to put those in ? And what should I write in ?
# 6  
Old 10-21-2004
your aliases file may be in either your /etc/mail/aliases or /etc/aliases

after amending the file be sure to run newaliases

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Old 10-21-2004
I still don't know what to put in there
 
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