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Re: Configuring to allow aliases in 'Firstname.Lastname' form
In message <93Jan1.firstname.lastname@example.org> you write:
>> Can anyone provide for me configuration files for Zmailer
>> (or explain what needs to be changed - this may end up the better
>> option) such that the router will interpret names in 'Firstname.
>> Lastname' form (ie, 'Craig.Metz@thor.tjhsst.edu') correctly by
>> first translating the name using the aliases database and then
>> trying to deliver the message instead of trying to resolve names
>> of this form as a newsgroup destination. We do not have a news
>> system locally, so we can do without the latter resolution
>> technique if we must, but it would be nice to have that capability
>> around in case we need it in the future. Thanks in advance to
>> anyone who can offer me any assistance.
> It is done with fullnamemap -database.
>I recall I had to add usage of that mapping into rrouter.cf
>just before newsgroups -checkup to get this behaviour.
> Of course, that (and many other things) are covered in my patches
>to present base (2.2.1) source; available via anonymous ftp from
> After that diff snapshot I have been adding some of those
>"ideas for developement" I presented a while ago. Most recent
>thing has been adding real verbose trace of SMTP session -- it
>did need modifications into scheduler, transporter library, and
> /Matti Aarnio <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I'll try those patches. It looks unfortunately like I'm going to
have to put a lot of it in by hand, since they look awfully Sun-centric...