Subject: Re: sendmail and NIS
To: None <wennmach@geo.Uni-Koeln.DE>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/27/2000 20:28:07
>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.

	/usr/share/doc/smm/08.sendmailop/, section 2.5 and 2.6 talks
	about the stuff.  you can put rules like
	to visit NIS mail.aliases as alias database.