[TriLUG] dotted username?
hennesse at chemdept.chem.ncsu.edu
Mon Jun 21 08:36:03 EDT 2004
Make joe.blow an alias in /etc/aliases and point it to the real
run newaliases after modifying the aliases file so the system "knows" the
On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Brian Henning wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I'm setting up an in-house e-mail server to apply some e-mail filtering
> and spam management. There are currently some usernames and/or aliases at
> our current (3rd-party) e-mail server contain dots in the username (such as
> joe.blow[at]strutmasters.com). Apparently such a username is not a valid
> UNIX username, so how do I create a mailbox that has a dot in its name? I'd
> like to avoid changing anyone's e-mail address at all costs, really.
> I'm running sendmail on FC2.
> Thanks in advance!
> Brian A. Henning
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