Postfix, ~/.forward, and SELinux on RHEL 5
By Jon Jensen · September 18, 2008
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.