Sendmail not using aliases
glenn at antimatter.net
Wed Sep 7 12:57:43 PDT 2005
At 06:50 AM 9/7/2005, Steve Suhre wrote:
>No, just a generic "DSN: Data format error". The bounced message
>just says user unknown. If I rebuild the aliases and virtusertable
>db's I get nothing but new db files, no errors. No errors of any
>kind in the log files when sendmail starts during boot.
Make sure that the aliases file and the directory it's in are not
group writable. Sendmail defaults to ignoring config files that are
>Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>## Redirected to freebsd-questions from freebsd-hackers.
>>On 2005-09-07 06:35, Steve Suhre <tech at nano.net> wrote:
>>>I'm upgrading a server and have sendmail 8.13.1 installed. I've moved
>>>the aliases and virtusertable files over and have run makemap and
>>>newaliases. Sendmail has been complaining that it can't find aliased
>>>users like postmaster and www. I doublechecked the aliases file and they
>>>are there. If I add them to the virtusertable file, which I'd rather not
>>>do, then sendmail stops complaining and delivers the mail. I checked for
>>>the "-n" flag and it's not set when runnung sendmail at startup. I also
>>>checked to see that the aliases file was in the correct place as
>>>indicated in sendmail.cf.
>>That's funny. Any hints in the log files?
>steve at pasta.net
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