[rescue] Starting Postfix (was: Building Sendmail 8.13.1)Z
williams.dan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 07:22:09 CDT 2004
On Sat, 18 Sep 2004 17:47:46 -0700, Sheldon T. Hall <shel at cmhcsys.com> wrote:
> Jonathan C. Patschke writes ...
> > On Sat, 18 Sep 2004, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > > So ... I guess it's installed. It even sends mail out to
> > > the internet. It
> > > won't send local mail, though, claiming the alias db is unavailable.
> > run newaliases.
> It's deeper than that ... the log entries say ...
> warning: database /etc/aliases.dir is older than source file /etc/aliases
> warning: lookup shel, NIS domain artell.net, map mail.aliases: can't
> communicate with ypbind
> NIS isn't even installed on the machine, so that "failure to communicate"
> isn't surprising. What is surprising is that it would try.
> This is the result of my trying to mail myself on the local machine, i.e.:
> echo "test" | mail shel
> Sending mail to my work account from my laptop, through this machine works
> fine, but local mail fails. I'd expect the opposite.
> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
Check the alias part of of the main.cf there is an option there to
check nis maps as well.
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