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kevin leong
Frequent Advisor

mail for root

Dear All ,
Currently my system never receive root mail .
HOw could troubleshoot on this .

Thanks
LeongKO
5 REPLIES
Vipulinux
Respected Contributor

Re: mail for root

Hi Kevin

u need to tell abt ur mail server and ur OS, what exactly you mean in a little details to enable the forum to help you.

Cheers
Steven E. Protter
Exalted Contributor

Re: mail for root

Shalom,

ll /var/mail/root

Is it there, does it have bytes?

vi /etc/aliases

See if root mail is being redirected to a REAL user.

SEP
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Vitaly Karasik_1
Honored Contributor

Re: mail for root

can you please send us

tail -40 /var/log/maillog

output?
Jeroen Peereboom
Honored Contributor

Re: mail for root

Use mail on that system to send a message to root. Tell us what you see, and show us some of the files we asked for.

JP

Re: mail for root

also, make sure that sendmail is running on the machine

-chakri