Subject: Re: sendmail and NIS
To: None <email@example.com, wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE>
From: Dr. Lex Wennmacher <wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE>
Date: 07/27/2000 13:14:59
On Jul 27, 7:55pm, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 sendmail.cf to use mail.aliases.
Which ones? I'd be grateful for an example.