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Old 06-12-2002, 11:28 AM   #1
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Majordomo, Sendmail and Permission Denied


I am setting up majordomo per the INSTALL file, I am issuing the command (as it suggests):

Code:
echo 'lists' | mail majordomo
Here is the snippet from /var/log/maillog:

Jun 12 12:15:48 dragon sendmail[19324]: g5CGFmgQ019324: from=<root@localhost>, size=6, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<200206121615.g5CGFm9o019323@localhost>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=localhost [127.0.0.1]

Jun 12 12:15:48 dragon sendmail[19323]: g5CGFm9o019323: to=majordomo, ctladdr=root (0/0), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30015, relay=localhost [127.0.0.1], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (g5CGFmgQ019324 Message accepted for delivery)

Jun 12 12:15:48 dragon sendmail[19325]: g5CGFmgQ019324: g5CGFmgQ019325: clone: owner=root

Jun 12 12:15:49 dragon sendmail[19327]: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(majordomo): /etc/mail/sendmail.cf: line 0: cannot open: Permission denied

Jun 12 12:15:49 dragon sendmail[19325]: g5CGFmgQ019325: to="|wrapper majordomo", ctladdr=<majordomo@localhost> (8/0), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=prog, pri=30016, dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent

I do have smrsh set up, with appropriate symlinks in /var/adm/sm.bin (and /etc/smrsh just in case) to /usr/local/majordomo/wrapper

When compiling the wrapper, I edited the Makefile to the appropriate UID and GID -- the UID is to the user majordomo and GID is to the same group that sendmail belongs to.

I even tried setting up majordomo with the exact same UID/GID as sendmail, but there was no difference.

Something of interest, which seems like it might be related, I get the 'sendmail.cf: line 0: cannot open: Permission denied' error when, after running 'wrapper config-test' as a unprivileged user, the config-test asks if you want to register majordomo. I said yes, and the process fails, printing that error message to the screen.

From what I can see from the error, the majordomo user does not have permission to open the sendmail.cf file. But I don't understand why it would even need to do so.

Any and all help would be appreciated.
 
  


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