SCG Mail aliases

  • Mail sent to any of the mail aliases for SCG are handled by the CS core mail server. To determine who is in any of the aliases, follow the steps below.
    • Make sure you log into linux.cs then become www-scg first - documented in first step below

Who can become user "www-scg"

  • access to this user is controlled by an .rhosts file. Faculty members in the group have access from any host in the CS core environment:

Determine which server handles mail for scg

Updated 29sep2020
  • from any server in CS, run:
    • host -t MX mail is handled by 10

Get the list of aliases

Updated 29sep2020
  • This requires privileged access, however the list of aliases does not change often
  • On the mail host mx.cs CSCF research support staff can do the following
  • grep -i scg  /etc/aliases
cs-rsg-scg: magore, lfolland

Look at the list of users for a given alias

Updated 29sep2020
-rw-rw-r-- 1 www-scg www-scg 846 Oct 16  2012 issac2013pc
-rw-rw-r-- 1 www-scg www-scg  17 Oct 18  2012 owner-issac2013pc
-rw-rw-r-- 1 www-scg www-scg  23 Feb 11  2017 scg
-rw-rw-r-- 1 www-scg www-scg  37 May 17  2016 scgadmin
-rw-rw-r-- 1 www-scg www-scg 125 Nov 29  2006 scgmaple
-rw-r----- 1 www-scg www-scg 744 Feb 11  2017 scg-old
  • cat /u/www-scg/mailaliases/scg
  • cat /u/www-scg/mailaliases/scgmaple

Getting the list updated

  • on any host in the CS core environment, users in the www-scg rhosts file can do the following
    • rlogin localhost -l www-scg
    • then, vi mailaliases/scg
  • Send email to accounts@cs and request any additions or deletions
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