NIS map mail.aliases specified, but NIS not running


 
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Old 08-29-2005
NIS map mail.aliases specified, but NIS not running

Hi all,

I just took over the admin role from someone and I wanna setup sendmail (just to send mail from the host) however, after I config all the resolv.conf, nssitch.conf, hosts file and when I try to send a mail out, after I punched ctl-D, it returned he following,

"NIS map mail.aliases specified, but NIS not running"

Seems like the previoud guy setup some nis mail stuff, how can I ask sendmail to read dns not nis? Thanks
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Old 08-29-2005
/etc/nsswitch.conf

What does your /etc/nsswitch.conf say ?

aliases: files nis ??

Kenny
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Old 08-29-2005
XXX@XXXX.com... User unknown

Thanks Kenny,

I removed the "nis" word from the aliases but when I try to send mail again, it saids "

XXX@XXXX.com... User unknown
/dead.letter... Saved message in /dead.letter

@_@
 
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