sendmail problem solved! [summary]

From: mono (
Date: Fri Apr 28 2000 - 11:16:06 CDT

and the winner is..... Kevin Colagio:

In the /etc/nsswitch.conf file, make the hosts line like this:

hosts: dns nis files

All should be well then. Sendmail is NIS intelligent (not really, but
it thinks so)
but when it uses NIS, it screws up the name (
has the mail
sent as if from

many thanks to you, kevin, and to all others who helped!


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