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Re: spamassass-milter-0.2.0+cvs

From: Dan Nelson
Subject: Re: spamassass-milter-0.2.0+cvs
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 11:30:21 -0500
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In the last episode (Oct 17), Niki Waibel said:
> Oct 17 16:28:51 enterprise2 sendmail[10763]:
>         [ID 801593 mail.crit] NOQUEUE: SYSERR(smmilter):
>         /opt/newlogic/opt/sendmail/8.12.10/etc/mail/ line 0: 
> cannot open: Permission denied
> since i updated to spamassass-milter-0.2.0+cvs i get this error in
> the syslog.
> milter and spamassassin run as some unpriv user and they have no
> access to that file. should they have access?

They shouldn't need access, but the sendmail binary should.  The CVS
version runs "sendmail -bv address@hidden" to expand aliases and
virtusertable entries.  If you run that from a shell prompt as a
regular user, do you get error messages?

> if i allow access (go+r) it seems that access to local-host-names and
> also to the queue dir is wanted:
> Oct 17 17:06:38 enterprise2 sendmail[15845]: [ID 801593 mail.crit] NOQUEUE: 
> SYSERR(smmilter): can not 
> chdir(/opt/newlogic/opt/sendmail/8.12.10/var/spool/mqueue_24/): Permission 
> denied
> why does the milter process need access? (the spam rating and
> everything works fine without the rights.) any idea?

        Dan Nelson

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