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Re: query on newaliases

From: Chad C. Walstrom
Subject: Re: query on newaliases
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 09:16:00 -0600
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On Mon, Nov 19, 2001 at 02:04:59PM +0530, Uma V wrote:
> when i change the entries in the /etc/aliases file and run the
> "newaliases" i'm getting the following error 
>   ' newaliases: cannot open /etc/aliases: Group writable file '

Try 'chmod 644 /etc/aliases'.

> this is strange since i never got this problem when i did my earlier
> modifications to the aliases file.

Did you do a recent upgrade of your system?  Get a newer sendmail

> can anyone plz guide me as what might have gone wrong in the settings?

Your file is group writable. ;-)  Change it.

Chad Walstrom <address@hidden>                 | a.k.a. ^chewie                            | s.k.a. gunnarr
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