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Old 04-16-2004, 04:49 AM   #1
kepweng
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HELP -- .forward.mail: Permission denied


I always see this message in my maillog, is there something wrong with my sendmail?

i am setting-up an automatic "out of office reply" using procmail, i added a .forward file in my test account (infobot) this user (graphics) dosent have .forward file, how do i fix this.

Apr 16 16:43:41 mail sendmail[3102]: QAA03090: forward /home/employee/graphics/.forward.mail: Permission denied


Apr 16 16:43:41 mail sendmail[3102]: QAA03090: forward /home/employee/graphics/.forward: Permission denied

Tnx,

kepweng
 
Old 04-16-2004, 08:32 AM   #2
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it would be liekly that the .forward file does exist but is not set for access correctly. maybe you cloned someone elses home dir for them or something? remember that .files will not show up normally by default, e.g. use ls -la instead of ls -l
 
  


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