[Mimedefang] Problem with permissions
jnemeth at victoria.tc.ca
Tue Sep 9 21:58:28 EDT 2008
On Jan 31, 2:39am, "Bill Maidment" wrote:
} I have set up many sendmail/mimedefang systems without any hassles, but this time I've
} hit a snag that is defeating me.
} When I try to start sendmail it reports:
} Starting sendmail: 451 4.0.0 /etc/mail/sendmail.cf: line 1804: Xmimedefang: local socket
} name /var/spool/MIMEDefang/mimedefang.sock unsafe: Permission denied
This can happen when MIMEDefang isn't running (i.e. crashed). Use
"ps" to see if MIMEDefang is running and/or check your logs to see if
MIMEDefang has given any errors.
BTW, you don't what OS you are running on. I have found on
Solaris that you have to use Unix::Syslog. If you use Sys::Syslog, you
will get this problem.
}-- End of excerpt from "Bill Maidment"
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