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Manual Reference Pages  -  SYMPA_NEWALIASES (1)

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NAME

sympa_newaliases, sympa_newaliases.pl - Alias database maintenance

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



  sympa_newaliases.pl --domain=dom.ain



DESCRIPTION

sympa_newaliases is a program to maintain alias database.

It is typically called by alias_manager(8) via sympa_newaliases-wrapper, then updates alias database.

OPTIONS

sympa_newaliases.pl may run with following options.
--domain=domain Name of virtual robot on which aliases will be updated.
-f, --config=file Force sympa_newaliases to use an alternative configuration file instead of /usr/local/etc/sympa/sympa.conf.
-h, --help Print this help message.

CONFIGURATION PARAMETERS

Following site configuration parameters in /usr/local/etc/sympa/sympa.conf will be referred. They may be overridden by robot.conf of each virtual robot.
sendmail_aliases Source text of alias database.

Default value is /etc/mail/sympa_aliases.

aliases_program System command to update alias database. Possible values are:
makemap Sendmail makemap utility.
newaliases newaliases(1) or compatible utility.
postalias Postfix postalias(1) utility.
postmap Postfix postmap(1) utility.
Full path Full path to executable file. File will be invoked with the value of sendmail_aliases as an argument.

Default value is newaliases.

aliases_db_type Type of alias database. This is meaningful when value of aliases_program parameter is makemap, postalias or postmap.

Possible values will be vary by system commands. For example, postalias and postmap can support any of btree, cdb, dbm, hash and sdbm.

Default value is hash.

RETURN VALUE

Returns with exit code 0. If invoked system command failed, returns with its exit code. On other failures, returns with 1.

FILES

/usr/local/etc/sympa/sympa.conf Sympa site configuration.
/usr/local/libexec/sympa/sympa_newaliases-wrapper Set UID wrapper for sympa_newaliases.pl.

HISTORY

sympa_newaliases.pl appeared on Sympa 6.1.18. It was initially written by IKEDA Soji <ikeda@conversion.co.jp>.

SEE ALSO

alias_manager(8).
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