Create mailing list Linux mail server


To create mailing list in Linux mail server you need mailing list name (Ex: mailingListName), list of users to include in the mailing list (Ex: user1, user2, user3, etc….).

Open /etc/aliases with any text editor and add following line below # General redirections for pseudo accounts.

mailingListName: user1,user2,user3

Now save and exit from /etc/aliases file.

Compile aliases with following command:

$ newaliases

/etc/aliases: 79 aliases, longest 259 bytes, 1205 bytes total

Now test by sending a test mail to



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