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Re: mail.local NSS awareness

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 11:27:30AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Sure; I though you were talking about a more common problem, which is
> that the ldap server is completely unreachable. Does the MTAs handle
> this case properly ?

It should, and you can test that easily: if a mail to a non-existing
user is rejected at the RCPT stage, that means that the MTA did the 

Of course, you can misconfigure your MTA so that it accepts messages 
for any recipient and rely on mail.local to check for the user existance,
and in that situation, with the current mail.local, you will silently 
discard messages to unexistant users.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

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