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System Administration Guide: Network Services
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Administering .forward Files (Task Map)

The following table describes the procedures for administering .forward files. For more information, refer to .forward Files in Chapter 14, Mail Services (Reference).



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Disabling .forward files

Use this procedure if, for example, you want to prevent automated forwarding.

How to Disable .forward Files

Changing the .forward file search path

Use this procedure if, for example, you want to move all .forward files into a common directory.

How to Change the .forward-File Search Path

Creating and populating /etc/shells

Use this procedure to enable users to use the .forward file to forward mail to a program or to a file.

How to Create and Populate /etc/shells

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