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Not Able To Send Emails To Aliased Email Addresses From The Exadata Host (Doc ID 2144133.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After creating an aliases and restarting postfix no errors were detected but aliases were not working as expected .

1. Edited /etc/aliases and added the following entries:
mau: mauricio.s.saenz@oracle.com

2. Ran the commands:
# newaliases; echo $?
# service postfix restart

# mail -s "testing with aliases name oracle" mau </dev/null

 We can see that aliases is not working :

May 27 11:44:45 server4 postfix/cleanup[20561]: 988372835A2: message-id=<201605271744.u4RHijAk020553@server4.cr.oracle.com>
May 27 11:44:45 server4 sendmail[20553]: u4RHijAk020553: to=mau, ctladdr=root (0/0), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer =relay, pri=30236, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (Ok: queued as 988372835A2)
May 27 11:44:45 server4 postfix/qmgr[20541]: 988372835A2: from=<root@server4.cr.oracle.com>, size=715, nrcpt=1 (queue active )
May 27 11:44:45 server4 postfix/smtpd[20555]: disconnect from localhost[127.0.0.1]
May 27 11:44:46 server4 postfix/smtp[20563]: 988372835A2: to=<mau@server4.cr.oracle.com>, relay=userv0021.oracle.com[156.151 .31.71]:25, delay=1, delays=0.08/0.04/0.66/0.27, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (250 2.0.0 u4RHjxuP002477 Message accepted for deliv ery)
May 27 11:44:46 server4 postfix/qmgr[20541]: 988372835A2: removed

 

Cause

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