[Mimedefang] Using TMPFS
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Apr 9 15:15:01 EDT 2003
On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Mary Verge DeSisto wrote:
> I created a link for /var/spool/MIMEDefang to /tmp to use tmpfs on
> my busy solaris server. I get "local socket name
> /var/spool/MIMEDefang/mimedefang.sock unsafe" in my logs. I assume
> that is because of permissions on /tmp.
> Is there a way to get around this without removing permissions on /tmp.
There's probably a DontBlameSendmail configuration file setting you can
use, but I think that it is:
> better to just mount the spool directory tmpfs instead?
as you wrote. Otherwise, if a malicious user beats you to creating a
socket called mimedefang.sock, he/she can do nasty things to your
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