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Postfix, ~/.forward, and SELinux on RHEL 5

By Jon Jensen · September 18, 2008

Tags: redhat

For the record, and maybe to save confusion for someone else who runs into this:

On Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 with SELinux in enforcing mode, Postfix cannot read ~/.forward files by default. It's probably not hard to fix -- perhaps the .forward files just need to have the right SELinux context set -- but we decided to just use /etc/aliases in this case.