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How I can create more than 1 email address for a Linux user e.g. customer. default email address is customer[at]domain[dot]com but I want to add info[at]domain[dot]com. I use squirrelmail and I'm not planing to install a control panel.

How to manually add another email address?

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squirrelmail is just a web interface, providing webmail I assume you have this backing onto another MTA? you need to provide the MTA in use, as what you are after is called aliasing; and this can vary depending on the MTA in use. – Oneiroi Jul 12 '12 at 16:00
Thanks, I use Dovecot, and I have Sendmail installed – Zim3r Jul 12 '12 at 16:04
Ok, Dovecot provides a pickup interface (imap pop3 etc ...) are you using postfix, sendmail or something else to handel the sending and receipt of email ? – Oneiroi Jul 12 '12 at 16:07
Thanks, I use sendmail as MTA. and I see a lot of mail aliases in /etc/aliases, I think they are for logging right? so how can I create another mail for specific user? – Zim3r Jul 12 '12 at 16:14

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As you have highlighted you are using sendmail as the MTA.

You will want to edit the file /etc/aliases an run newaliases upon completion to trigger a database rebuild.

the format of addition (assuming same domain) would be: info: real_user

Note: one of my deploys has info: postmaster you may wish to remove this.

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Thanks Oneiroi, I'll Try it now – Zim3r Jul 12 '12 at 16:17
when I'm sending emails it still uses as sender not is there anyway to fix this? thanks – Zim3r Jul 12 '12 at 16:30
Your customer should change that in their email client settings. – Michael Hampton Jul 12 '12 at 16:38
Thanks, I'll do that. – Zim3r Jul 12 '12 at 16:55

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