[Samba] Samba and sendmail.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Fri Feb 8 15:47:23 GMT 2002

Martyn Ranyard wrote:
> You might find that sendmail is configured to do expansions on the +
> character, I did once look into the sendmail config, but gave up in the end
> and now use postfix (much easier to understand.)  I believe the +
> operator's default behaviour in sendmail is to forward the mail to the
> machine before the plus and send it to whatever is after the plus as a user
> on that machine i.e. forwards to Piotrek at JEDYNKA in your case.  sendmail
> probably cannot resolve the hostname JEDYNKA as it isn't a host but a
> domain.  You may find the easiest answer is to change the winbind char to
> something else (although I don't know what!).

Even better is to look into the 'winbind default domain' support in
HEAD.  This *very* neat patch kills off the DOMAIN+ component and makes
e-mail sane again :-).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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