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Linux / Unix Command: newaliases
Command Library


newaliases - rebuild the data base for the mail aliases file  




Newaliases rebuilds the random access data base for the mail aliases file /etc/aliases. It must be run each time this file is changed in order for the change to take effect.

Newaliases is identical to ``sendmail -bi''.

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

Notice: do not use makemap to create the aliases data base, because newaliases puts a special token into the data base that is required by sendmail.  


aliases(5), sendmail(8)  

Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.

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