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NEWALIASES(8)           FreeBSD System Manager's Manual          NEWALIASES(8)

NAME
     newaliases - rebuild the database for the mail aliases file

SYNOPSIS
     newaliases [-f file]

DESCRIPTION
     newaliases rebuilds the random access database for the mail aliases file,
     the location of which is defined in smtpd.conf(5), and which by default
     is /usr/local/etc/mail/aliases.  This utility must be run each time the
     aliases file is changed in order for the change to take effect.

     The options are as follows:

     -f file
             Use file as the configuration file, instead of the default
             /usr/local/etc/mail/smtpd.conf.

     Note: this utility is provided for sendmail compatibility.  The preferred
     way of rebuilding the database is with makemap(8):

           # makemap -t aliases /usr/local/etc/mail/aliases

FILES
     /usr/local/etc/mail/aliases     List of local user mail aliases.
     /usr/local/etc/mail/virtual     List of virtual host aliases.

EXIT STATUS
     The newaliases utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     smtpd.conf(5), makemap(8)

HISTORY
     The newaliases command first appeared in OpenBSD 4.6 as a replacement for
     the equivalent command shipped with sendmail.

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE          July 19, 2013         FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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