.forward file in user's home directory is not being accessed, so no emails are forwarded (Doc ID 1462844.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 10/08 U6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Users can create a .forward file in their home directories that sendmail, along with other programs, can use to redirect mail or send mail

Symptoms

The user "user1" has a properly configured .forward file in the home directory that contains valid email addresses.
Ownership and permissions on the user's directory and the .forward file are all correct.
However, the recipients listed in the .forward file never receive email copies.

Changes

 The file "/etc/mail/submit.cf" was modified.

Cause

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