Mail Forwarding on OS X Server 10.5 Leopard: Using /etc/aliases

I like to have my mailserver set up so that mail sent to (through a relay at comes to one of my email addresses.

On my old crufty Mac OS X Server mailserver, which runs postfix, I was wondering why mail sent to was not getting delivered, even though in /etc/aliases on clearly had the entries


Solution to scp missing on Minimal RHEL6 Install

If you choose the minimal installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, you do indeed get a minimal install. It's so minimal that things like wget and scp are missing. It's pretty obvious that yum install wget will get you wget but if you want scp:

yum install openssh-clients

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 on Dell OptiPlex 990 Initial Impressions

I received a Dell OptiPlex 990 and installed RHEL5 on it. Some preliminary observations:

  • I wanted a RAID 1, so I reached for a trusty 3ware 8006-2LP, which is a 64-bit-capable SATA RAID PCI card that I typically run in a 32-bit PCI slot. But the OptiPlex 990 has placed a heatsink directly behind the PCI slot. The card can't physically fit in the slot because the heatsink is in the way. That led to my next adventure.

Nonparsing Apache Log Messages Solved

I set up a new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 webserver but the nightly emails from logwatch were complaining about logs not being parsed correctly:

--------------------- httpd Begin ------------------------

This is a listing of log lines that were not parsed correctly.
Perhaps the variable $LogFormat in file conf/services/http.conf
is not correct?



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