Sun Java System Messaging Server 6.3 Administration Guide

10.4.1 Alias File

The alias file, aliases, sets aliases not set in the directory. In particular, the address for root is a good example. Aliases set in this file will be ignored if the same aliases exist in the directory. For more information about aliases and the aliases file, see 10.5 Aliases.

After making changes to the aliases file, you must restart the MTA for the changes to take effect..