Sendmail not using NIS alias files
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jun 26 14:51:41 UTC 2006
On Fri, 2006-06-23 at 08:10 -0700, Brian D. McGrew wrote:
> I posed about this once before and never saw a response; hopefully
> someone knows :-)
> I'm using NIS and sendmail is fine on all my Solaris boxes but on Linux
> it doesn't seem to want to consult my NIS alias file. On Solaris if I
> 'mail brian', it gets redirected to my alias; but on Linux if I 'mail
> brian' it gets delivered locally.
> What am I missing? What do I need to do to make sendmail consult the
> NIS alias files???
In you /etc/nsswitch.conf fille do you have abn aliasses entry to tell
the system to consult the nis version of the file.
Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net>
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