email of sudo denials not happening

Mark Schubert Mark.Schubert at
Thu Jan 24 19:54:52 EST 2002

If I use the following command(s), email is sent to root no problems. root
is aliased to some external email addresses, and they all receive the email.

echo testing | mailx -s test root

echo testing | mail root


-----Original Message-----
From: Todd C. Miller [mailto:Todd.Miller at]
Sent: Friday, 25 January 2002 9:23 AM
To: Mark Schubert
Cc: 'sudo-users at'
Subject: Re: email of sudo denials not happening 

I don't know what the problem would be unless sendmail is not
setup correctly on the machine in question.  If you send mail
to root on that machine does the message get through?  E.g.

    echo testing | mail -s test root

 - todd

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