In computer sciences, an alias is a name which usually designates an already-named reference.

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Postfix, virtual aliases and catchall for undefined addresses

In Postfix 2.10.2, I have a setup with multiple domains and several virtual aliases to assign mail addresses to local users. It works fine as long as I do not add a catchall. Before I used virtual ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Aliases of bonded interfaces not working correctly

I have the following /etc/network/interfaces # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet manual bond-master bond0 bond-primary eth0 auto eth1 ...
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Alias with regex

I want to forward an email from domain1.com to domain2.com using /etc/aliases The incoming email has the following syntax: mail+somerandomstring@domain1.com and should be forwarded to ...
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Apache dynamic alias based on sub-domain

I have the following structure as part of a ZF1 application - C:/www/multisite C:/www/multisite/application C:/www/multisite/public C:/www/multisite/client1/uploads C:/www/multisite/client2/uploads ...
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How to send emails stored in /var/spool/mail/root to a gmail inbox

I am new to managing a VPS. The host name for my vps is vps.techbreeze.in and recently I discovered that if i try to send a mail to an address like say rick@techbreeze.in the email gets sent to the ...
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Aliased network interfaces and isc dhcp server

I have been banging my head on this for a long time now. There are many discussions on the net about this and similar problems, but none of the solutions seems to work for me. I have a Debian server ...
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Apache Alias subfolder and starting with dot [closed]

I have a multi purpose server running ArchLinux that currently serves multiple virtual hosts from /var/www/domains/EXAMPLE.COM/html /var/www/domains/EXAMPLE2.COM/html I deploy those websites (mostly ...
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LDAP and DAV with AuthnProviderAlias not working

I have a working apache 2.4 config for ldap with svn <IfModule mod_ssl.c> <VirtualHost _default_:443> ... <Location /ldapsvn> DAV svn SVNParentPath ...
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How does Postfix handle conflicting aliases?

I've got several alias files being used as sources for virtual aliases in Postfix, one of which is auto-generated. Sometimes, this one contains aliases that conflict with those declared in static ...
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Apache Alias subdomain/folder to folder above subdomain

What I want to do is to create an alias at http://subdomain.example.com/login that points to /usr/.....etc/htdocs/example/login so that anytime someone is redirected to ...
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nested Cmnd_Alias in sudo configuration

im trying to simplify my sudo configuration but not sure if sudo supports this configuration. I have a "view" command alias which we use to provide access to log files: Cmnd_Alias VIEW = ...
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How do I configure Xen's virtualization of interfaces (eth0 to peth0)?

I installed Xen a while ago but had not yet booted up with the hypervisor. Well I did yesterday and all hell broke loose. I completely lost internet connectivity on my server because of Xen. When I ...
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Cygwin ssh issue: Could not resolve hostname awshost1: hostname nor servname provided, or not known

I'm learning "startup engineering", encountered this error when using ssh alias. Below is the detailed steps (executed in Cygwin windows 8): $ mkdir -p ~/.ssh $ cp ~/downloads/skey.pem ~/.ssh/ $ ...
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How to create an alias from directory to VirtualHost directory in Apache?

I have a domain: example.com. There’s also a subdomain, admin.example.com: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName admin.example.com ServerAlias admin </VirtualHost> Now I want to make ...
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What is the proper netmask for an alias IP address?

I did a lot of searching, but there seems to be conflicting info on what the proper netmask for an aliased IP address should be. Some of the conflicting info seems to be FreeBSD-specific. I'm looking ...
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Can ARP with IP aliases on Windows be made to behave like on Unix?

On FreeBSD, when I have one interface with two IPs: ifconfig nic0 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ifconfig nic0 alias 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.255 If I ping the alias, if the host I'm ...
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How to configure Dovecot to allow alias to login

I use dovecot with a Mysql for user account and aliases. The aliases are objects of the class couriermailalias. Some users would like to use the alias address as POP/IMAP login instead of the 'true' ...
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How to add domail alias in iRedMail open source edition?

Looking at the vmail database of the iRedMail installation I see an alias_domain table which is currently empty. Is it possible to add domain aliases with a MySQL query directly on the ...
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nginx location overwrites alias

I have an alias "/temp" that works ok, but when I add another location block, the alias returns 404. Working config: http://mysite.com/temp/blank.gif -> OK server { # ... location /temp { ...
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Is DNS flush needed on the clients when DNS alias is updated?

We have a DNS alias set up for an SQL database server. We will be upgrading the SQL server to a new machine, and the machine name will be different. DNS alias will be updated with the new name on the ...
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Recognize subdomain alias

I have Debian virtual server on some sub-domain (for example subdomain.domain.com) and i have alias for this sub-domain (for example alias.domain.com), of course when I use both of this sub-domains ...
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Alias on apache2 gets Error 403 forbidden

Hello I am trying to do an Alias to my home directory but i always get Error 403 here is my script Alias /Videos "/home/myHome/Videos" <Directory "/home/myHome/Videos"> DirectoryIndex ...
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SQL 2012 server alias works locally but not remotely

I'm preparing for a server migration and am attempting to redirect a named instance of SQL Server 2012 (DW) to the default instance. There is currently no DW instance on the test server - I'd like to ...
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Postfix - do not list domain example.com in BOTH mydestination and virtual_alias

I have a server with two domains. I get the warning as mentioned in the title: do not list domain example.com in BOTH mydestination and virtual_alias Although I receive the above warning, it works ...
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(EXIM) ACL for only allowing internal domain to send to internal group alias

I'm trying to create an ACL rule that will only allow internal users/white listed users to send to particular group aliases such as all@ or office2@ I know I need something similar to: deny ...
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backslash at the beginning of a command

In Installing RVM manual I see a lot of lines starting with '\': Install RVM with ruby: $ \curl -L https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable --ruby I'd think it is just mistype but they repeat ...
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Command works independently, but not as SSH callback

A MySQL cloud server only allows remote access to a certain server (in this example, 11.22.33.44). Running the following commands from the terminal is verified to work: ssh -p 40000 ...
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DNS alias configuration at the local server level

I'm wondering if it's possible to alias one domain for another at the server configuration level in a similar way that you can alias a domain to an IP address in the /etc/hosts file. This is on a ...
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nginx alias using php5-fpm response 404

I use php5 fpm using nginx. but i have a problem. # debug alias location /bb/ { alias /usr/share/blahblah/; } file on http://mysite.localhost/bb/index.php was not found. but it's still on ...
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Setting “say” alias for espeak on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to make a compatible "say" command on Linux. So far this works: alias say='echo "$1" | espeak -s 120 2>/dev/null' I'm adding this to /etc/bash.bashrc. Problem is, this say is called ...
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LUN device file names mixed

The following listings are from a Linux RHEL box. I'm a bit confused over the following inconsistencies. Here we have aliases defined for each LUN in multipath bindings file: mpath0 ...
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Apache differentiates between files and folders

I am running an Apache server with Aliases to "www" folders in user directories. If I go to "domain/~user" I get a 404, but "domain/~user/" is served correctly. I am assuming this is because there is ...
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Perl scripts can't be run from an alias

I created the following Alias in httpd.conf: alias /aliasedfolder /some/location/on/the/server/folder <Location /aliasedfolder> AddHandler cgi-script .pl Options +FollowSymLinks +ExecCGI ...
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Apache VirtualHost Aliases

I'm super new to Apache and I am trying to get mutiple sites running on one host; OpenPhoto and ownCloud. I would like mydomain.com/openphoto and mydomain.com/owncloud to point to their respective ...
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SSL, CNAME, and multiple domains

Say I have an SSL Certificate for a super cool site that I offer, like https://secure.coolsite.com/ (Not my site, just an example). Then lets say I had a customer who wanted to have a CNAME to my site ...
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apache, shibboleth, load balancing alias, ssl

Good morning folks Could you give me a bit of help with the following problem ? I have a dns load balancing mechanism and an alias (hostAlias) which may point to host01, or host02 I want to ...
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How to override the default dir alias in Powershell?

I wanted to see colorized filenames when I typed dir in Powershell. So, I added the Set-ChildItemColor function from here to my profile file. I also added this line at the end of the profile file to ...
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IIS 7.5 FTP with Active Directory Auth and Virtual folders

I'm a bit stuck on this, so hoping someone can help. So first what I have Several Virtual machines, with their hosting directories shared over a private network A virtual machine with IIS 7.5 and ...
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Why does samba with netbios aliases only load one of the configurations?

I'm running an OpenSuSE 11.3 box with samba v3.5.4. I've set up my smb.conf as follows: [global] netbios aliases = jean-pc2 storage include = /etc/samba/smb.conf.%L Then I have ...
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Apache Alias / VirtualHost run as different user

I tried to create an alias or virtual host to run as different user. Well below is part of apache httpd.conf that doesn't work. Or, is it even possible? <VirtualHost blah:80> user ...
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Create a local DNS alias

Is it possible to create a local DNS alias? For example I would like that every request to: 123.com is locally routed to 456.com (like it would be for 123.com CNAME 456.com). I know this is not ...
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ldap scheme for email aliases

Does anyone know what scheme to use when setting up email aliases in LDAP? I could use anything, but it seems kind of abusive to use "title" for example as the email alias. extensibleObject may be the ...
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Postfix sends to original recipient name instead of alias name [closed]

I have setup Postfix as part of my ISPConfig implementation. It should just forward all mail. Clients should be able to define a new alias and receive mail on a different e-mail address, using ...
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How can I make an alias expand to a list of recipients returned by a command?

I have an rarely used /etc/aliases entry vmailusers: :include:/usr/local/etc/vmailusers The /usr/local/etc/vmailusers file is generated by a cronjob executing ls /home/vmail | grep -v lists > ...
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Wildcard aliases in postfix?

is there way to specify wildcard aliases in postfix virtual table? eg. support+*@foo,bar gets sent to support+*@bar.foo in this way i want to achieve that all mails with a ...
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`sudo` with alias in Bash

I have a couple of aliases setup in my ~/.bash_profile and the same exact ones setup in /root/.bash_profile so I can do v file instead of vim file and etc. These work fine when I am actually logged ...
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Exim message rewriting on system alias router

What's the best method for rewriting the To: fields only when the system aliases router matches? Our mail is delivered correctly but the To: fields are misleading.
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nginx giving 404 when accessing php from alias directory

I am trying to migrate from apache to nginx. The php sites that I am hosting need to access a shared library which turns out to be an alias directory. Below is the configuration I came up with. html ...
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Set Apache Alias for specific ServerAlias

Currently, I have a VirtualHost defined like so: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName mydomain.com ServerAlias otherdomain.com DocumentRoot /var/www/project/ </VirtualHost> How can ...
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Nginx alias and regex

i'll need a bit of help for alias on folder with nginx I have my folder www/ with the container of my site example.com and a lot of folder like client0, client1, client2... I should NOT modify ...