[Mimedefang] Problem with permissions
jnemeth at victoria.tc.ca
Tue Sep 9 22:05:04 EDT 2008
On Jan 31, 4:51am, Alan Premselaar wrote:
} on 9/10/08 7:04 AM Bill Maidment said the following:
} > Starting sendmail: 451 4.0.0 /etc/mail/sendmail.cf: line 1804: Xmimedefang: local socket
} > name /var/spool/MIMEDefang/mimedefang.sock unsafe: Permission denied
} > [FAILED]
} > drwx------ 2 defang defang 140 2008-09-10 07:50 MIMEDefang
} Since it's very likely that sendmail is not being run as the defang
} user, it doesn't have read permissions to /var/spool/MIMEDefang.
No, but it is being run as root.
} Therefore, you need to set the permissions to 755.
Wrong, see above.
}-- End of excerpt from Alan Premselaar
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