Subject: Re: sendmail and NIS
To: None <, wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE>
From: Dr. Lex Wennmacher <wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/27/2000 13:14:59
On Jul 27,  7:55pm, wrote:
> 	mail.aliases NIS map has no relationship with nsswitch.conf.

Well, maybe it should.
Solaris does it:
% grep aliases /etc/nsswitch.conf
aliases:     files nis

Tru64 does it:
% grep aliases /etc/svc.conf

I think we should include support for aliases in nsswich.conf, too, and make
sendmail use it.

> 	you need to put certain rules in your to use mail.aliases.

Which ones? I'd be grateful for an example.

> itojun