[GLLUG] Default alias for unknown users?

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Wed Nov 26 20:42:00 UTC 2014

On Wed, November 26, 2014 20:17, Chris Bell wrote:
> Hello,
>    I have several aliases set up in /etc/aliases, but is it possible to
> create a default alias for otherwise unknown user names to a defined
> destination? Putting
> *: destination
> at the end of the file does not appear to work.

If that's in the context of publicly addressable mailboxes, then it's a
bad idea.  Dictionary attacks will always find a willing target.

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