> Trying to send mail to ARSystem (SunOS 5.5.1) and getting the
> error message "ARSystem .. user unknown". ARSystem is well
> defined in /etc/passwd. ARSystem can send email to other users.
A big thanks to Claus Assman (he/she also had the right solution)
and all others who responded. Below is Claus's response.
Don't use uppercase letters...: man 5 passwd:
username is the user's login name. This field con-
tains no uppercase characters, and must not be more than eight
characters in length.
If you really need it, set the flag 'u' in
u Upper case should be preserved in user names for
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