The `/usr/local/etc/fingerdir/mailhost' file holds the name of the mail exchanger host for the network. This host should know how to talk SMTP; this file should never hold the name of a host that can't. It's contacted to obtain mail forwarding information and to expand mailing lists if a `.forward' file can't be found in the user's home directory. GNU Finger always looks and reports on user `.forward' files regardless of whether `mailhost' exists or not. Any lines in this file that start with a hash sign (#) are treated as comments.
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