I recently re-used an old script and put it into cron. After testing a few things in the terminal, I saw "You have new mail". Typing in "mail" showed me a list (reminded me a lot of the old "pine" program from my earlier UNIX days). Since these trap errors in the crontab, I would actually like to see them for as long as the cron job is scheduled. Is there a way to forward them? I recall from long ago using a .vacation or .forward file or something like that, but assuming I used either to forward it to my gmail account, I would also need an internet connection, right? Or will it just queue up until I have a connection and then send a la sendmail? I use the default Mac Mail program... is it possible to read my "local" mail from Mac Mail? I also recall having this issue on Linux and doing something to have local system mail for root go to a real mailbox. But A) I don't recall what I did and B) it was on servers that always had internet connections so I could safely redirect system emails for root out to my work account. Can someone remind me the old school ways to resolve this and see the local emails?