[Mimedefang] Permissions on /varspool/MIMEDefang

Bill Maidment bill at maidment.me
Thu Feb 11 00:01:51 EST 2016

After your most recent release I have had problems with the permissions on /var/spool/MIMEDefang being reset to 0750 after a reboot.
I need the permission to be 0770 to allow for clamd scanner to use the directory.
I eventually discovered this line in /usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/mimedefang.conf
z /var/spool/MD-Quarantine 0750 defang defang - -

This file hinders the users ability to adjust the system to his needs. Also the hard coding of the configurable directory parameter (/var/spool/MIMEDefang) throughout mimedefang is very restricting.
I urge you to consider some changes in this area.

Bill Maidment

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