[Mimedefang] Using TMPFS
Mary Verge DeSisto
mverge at epnet.com
Wed Apr 9 16:24:07 EDT 2003
>> 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
That was easier than I thought. Just had to stop MIMEDefang,
mount -F tmpfs swap /var/spool/MIMEDefang, restarted MIMEdefang.
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