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NAME

       sympa_newaliases, sympa_newaliases.pl - Alias database maintenance

SYNOPSIS

         sympa_newaliases.pl --domain=dom.ain

DESCRIPTION

       sympa_newaliases.pl is a program to maintain alias database.

       It is typically invoked from Sympa::Aliases::Template module via sympa_newaliases-wrapper,
       then updates alias database.

OPTIONS

       sympa_newaliases.pl may run with following options.

       "--domain="domain
           Name of virtual robot on which aliases will be updated.

       "-f", "--config="file
           Force sympa_newaliases to use an alternative configuration file instead of
           /etc/sympa/sympa/sympa.conf.

       "-h", "--help"
           Print this help message.

CONFIGURATION PARAMETERS

       Following site configuration parameters in /etc/sympa/sympa/sympa.conf will be referred.
       They may be overridden by robot.conf of each virtual robot.

       sendmail_aliases
           Source text of alias database.

           Default value is $SENDMAIL_ALIASES.

       aliases_program
           System command to update alias database.  Possible values are:

           "makemap"
               Sendmail makemap utility.

           "newaliases"
               newaliases(1) or compatible utility.

           "postalias"
               Postfix postalias(1) utility.

           "postmap"
               Postfix postmap(1) utility.

           Full path
               Full path to executable file.  File will be invoked with the value of
               "sendmail_aliases" as an argument.

           Default value is "newaliases".

       aliases_db_type
           Type of alias database.  This is meaningful when value of "aliases_program" parameter
           is "makemap", "postalias" or "postmap".

           Possible values will be vary by system commands.  For example, "postalias" and
           "postmap" can support any of "btree", "cdb", "dbm", "hash" and "sdbm".

           Default value is "hash".

RETURN VALUE

       Returns with exit code 0.  If invoked system command failed, returns with its exit code.
       On other failures, returns with 1.

FILES

       /etc/sympa/sympa/sympa.conf
           Sympa site configuration.

       $LIBEXECDIR/sympa_newaliases-wrapper
           Set UID wrapper for sympa_newaliases.pl.

HISTORY

       sympa_newaliases.pl appeared on Sympa 6.1.18.  It was initially written by IKEDA Soji
       <ikeda@conversion.co.jp>.

SEE ALSO

       Sympa::Aliases::Template.