Sendmail - Unknow User.

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Wed Dec 7 17:08:07 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-07 at 08:21, akonstam at wrote:
> > > 
> > > Does anyone know anything I may have missed.
> > 
> > Sendmail is going to lowercase the local part of the address
> > before trying to match users.  It isn't quite case insensitive,
> > it accepts upper/lower in the address and wants to match
> > lower in the passwd file entry.  Adduser should have given
> > you an 'invalid user name error', though.

> It is correct that Jenny as a user name was the problem but useradd
> does not complain if Jenny is used as the user name.

Interesting... It did under FC1.

  Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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