[Mailman-Users] Unable to execute a script when incoming mailarrives

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Feb 22 07:00:43 CET 2006

kannan.ekanath at gmail.com wrote:
>I added the following line /etc/aliases file,
>forumtest-dummymember: "|/home/kannan/scripts/somescript.sh"
>But the thing is it doesnt seem to call the script. Any idea why? If
>the script got executed it creates a dummy file in the directory. (In
>this case the file wasnt created).

Did you run postalias or newaliases or whatever the appropriate command
is for your MTA to update the aliases.db file?

What happens to the mail sent to forumtest-dummymember?

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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