Subject: Re: sendmail and NIS
To: None <wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/27/2000 19:55:49
>it seems that sendmail does not honour NIS.
>nsswitch.conf(5) does not list the aliases database and I can't get sendmail to
>honour mail.aliases. I'm running 1.4.1 and 1.4.2 machines.
>Can anybody confirm, or, better, deny?
mail.aliases NIS map has no relationship with nsswitch.conf.
you need to put certain rules in your sendmail.cf to use mail.aliases.