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5. Establishing the mail aliases

Edit /etc/aliases to create entries for the mailing list(s) you wish to pipe into news. Each entry should be of the form:-

<subscribed email address to list>: \
        "| /usr/local/scripts/ <local news group name>" 

So for example if the email address to which email from the list is to
be sent (the subscribed mail address) is <tt/site_list/ and the local
newsgroup to which mail is to be posted is <tt/, the
alias would be

# The site subscription address for blah-blah@some.mailing.list
site_list: "| /usr/local/scripts/"

Make an entry for each mailing list that is to be gated to oyur local news server and and then run newaliases.

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