Lists mail aliases and their addresses.
ali [ -alias File ] [ -list | -nolist ] [ -normalize | -nonormalize ] [ -user User | -nouser ] [ Alias ... ]
The ali command lists mail aliases and their addresses. By default, this command searches the /etc/mh/MailAliases file and writes to standard output each alias and its address defined in the file. To specify an alternate mail aliases file, use the -alias File flag.
If you specify the -user flag, the ali command searches the alias files for the user name and writes to standard output the aliases that contain this user name.
|Specifies the mail alias file to be searched. The default is the /etc/mh/MailAliases file.
|Lists the command syntax, available switches (toggles), and version
Note: For MH, the name of this flag must be fully spelled out.
|Displays each address on a separate line.
|Displays addresses on as few lines as possible. This flag is the default.
|Prevents conversion of local host nicknames to official host names. This is the default.
|Converts local host nicknames to their official host names.
|Lists the address for an alias. This flag is the default.
|Lists the aliases that contain the specified user. When the -user and -nonormalize flags are used together, the result may be a partial list of aliases that contain the specified user.
A list similar to the following is displayed on your local system:
mike@mercury george@helium vicky@venus
|Contains the MH user profile.
|Contains a list of groups.
|Contains a list of users.
|Contains the default mail alias file.
|Contains the ali command.
The comp command, dist command, forw command, repl command, send command, whom command.
Mail Overview in AIX 5L Version 5.1 System User's Guide: Communications and Networks.