[Mimedefang] Running as non-root problems

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Tue Aug 20 08:30:01 EDT 2002

On Mon, 19 Aug 2002 tasdevil at newsguy.com wrote:

> I'm now trying to make mimedefang run as non-root. I created a user
> defang and chowned the MIMEDefang directory to be owned by it. I
> changed the startup script to be user defang (and the
> /var/log/messages confirms it is running as that user). works fine
> as root.

Is /etc/mail/mimedefang-filter readable by the defang user?  Use the
"-l" option to mimedefang-multiplexor to see Perl errors.

Become the defang user and do this:

su defang
mimedefang.pl -test


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