Subject: Re: sendmail and NIS
To: None <wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/27/2000 20:28:07
>On Jul 27, 7:55pm, email@example.com 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.
/usr/share/doc/smm/08.sendmailop/op.me, section 2.5 and 2.6 talks
about the stuff. you can put rules like
to visit NIS mail.aliases as alias database.