SUMMARY: changing reply-to for a user...?

From: Thomas Lester <>
Date: Thu Nov 22 2001 - 22:23:57 EST
Thanks to all that replied, especially Peter Ondruska, Stuart Little, and Yura 

Here's the basics:

6.If you would like to reverse-map local users for out-bound mail, you
will need to add support for
    the generics table to your .mc file:

    FEATURE(`genericstable', `dbm /etc/mail/genericstable')dnl

    And you will need to create /etc/mail/genericstable which is like
    /etc/mail/virtusertable above except the columns are reversed:


    Note: you may also wish to consult our Masquerading and Relaying


> Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 16:08:49 -0700 (MST)
> From: Thomas Lester <tlester@localhost>
> Subject: changing reply-to for a user...?
> To:
> I want to set up e-mail aliases for my users. This is 
> for incoming mail.  I just put:
> first.last:
> in the /etc/aliases file and it gets routed, but what about outbound?  Is 
> a way to translate the outbound mail, so that when a user sends mail from 
> mailx, or dtmail his or her userid get's translated to
> I.e. if I'm user "tlester" and I send an e-mail to Jane Doe from mailx, I'd 
> Jane Doe to receive my e-mail from "".  
> Is this possible?  If so... how?
> -t
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> {Thomas Lester  ~~~   Sr. UNIX Administrator   ~~~}
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>  "It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if
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