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How To Redirect Root Mail on Messaging Server MTA (Doc ID 1578796.1)

Last updated on MAY 28, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


We are trying to find the best approach for managing mail from root for all our servers.

Each server has its sendmail /etc/mail/ configured to use an relay (our domain is The relay naturally sends it back to us via a set of dedicated relays that is used for marketing to hosted subdomain users. Since root for each server does not have an LDAP record nor do we wish to create one, is there a way to create a rewrite rule so that all mail to root@* will get redirected to a local administrative host?


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