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Fri, 17 Oct 2003 11:30:21 -0500
In the last episode (Oct 17), Niki Waibel said:
> Oct 17 16:28:51 enterprise2 sendmail:
> [ID 801593 mail.crit] NOQUEUE: SYSERR(smmilter):
> /opt/newlogic/opt/sendmail/8.12.10/etc/mail/sendmail.cf: 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: [ID 801593 mail.crit] NOQUEUE:
> SYSERR(smmilter): can not
> chdir(/opt/newlogic/opt/sendmail/8.12.10/var/spool/mqueue_24/): Permission
> why does the milter process need access? (the spam rating and
> everything works fine without the rights.) any idea?