System Administration Guide: Network Services

ProcedureHow to Initiate an NIS+ mail_aliases Table

You can use the aliasadm command to manage entries in an NIS+ table. To create a table, follow these instructions. For more information, refer to the aliasadm(1M) man page.

  1. Either be a member of the NIS+ group that owns the table, or become root on the mail server, or assume an equivalent role.

    Roles contain authorizations and privileged commands. For more information about roles, see Configuring RBAC (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

  2. Initiate an NIS+ table.

    # aliasadm -I
  3. Add entries to the table.