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Old 09-06-2003, 11:42 AM   #1
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Sendmail won't deliver

Hi, I'm running Redhat 9 with sendmail, when I receive any messages from the outside, they get delivered to /var/spool/mqueue but they don't get sorted into the relevant mailboxes in /var/spool/mail.

I suspect the problem may be down to a procmail configuration problem but really don't know where to look to begin troubleshooting this.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Old 09-08-2003, 09:33 AM   #2
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Sendmail is usually run without root privileges these days. Make sure that the userid sendmail is using has write access to /var/spool/mail... usually you'd do something like:

chgrp -R mail /var/spool/mail
chmod -R g+rw /var/spool/mail

Something to check, anyway.


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