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Old 07-13-2003, 12:38 AM   #1
FirstTimeUser
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sendmail trouble


Hello,

Sendmail does not start. I've just found the following in 'var/log/messages'
--8<--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Jul 12 22:25:58 sashko sendmail:
Jul 12 22:25:58 sashko sendmail:
Jul 12 22:25:58 sashko sendmail: sendmail startup failed
Jul 12 22:25:58 sashko sendmail: /etc/mail/submit.cf: line 525: fileclass: cannot open '/etc/mail/trusted-users': World writable directory
Jul 12 22:25:58 sashko sendmail: sm-client startup failed
--8<--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
'/etc/mail/trusted-users' is on its usual place, and I dont know what is the problem.
Help me please, how can I make it work?
 
Old 07-13-2003, 01:22 AM   #2
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My guess is, given your error message is that /etc/mail is world writable. :-) Have you checked, perhaps? You can tell with a "ls -ld /etc/mail", BTW.
 
  


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