[Mimedefang] OT: How to keep sendmail from using /etc/passwd

Kelson kelson at speed.net
Mon Mar 5 11:50:10 EST 2007

Jeff Rife wrote:
>> Add
>> @somedomain.com	error:5.1.1:550 User unknown
>> to the virtusertable, it'll prevent it from falling through to local user.
> I believe this will also stop it from falling through to aliases as
> well, at least in the default sendmail configuration that requires a 
> domain for non-local mail.

Not a problem: Just point explicitly to the alias in the virtusertable:

somealias at somedomain.com            somealias

We've got several like this.

Kelson Vibber
SpeedGate Communications <www.speed.net>

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