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Old 08-24-2004, 09:18 AM   #1
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Error opening type hash map aliases.db : permission denied


I am trying to install Sendmail 8.13.1 and when launching the following command cat aliases | /opt/sendmail/makemap -v hash aliases.db I get the error message specified in the Sublect. Does anybody have and idea what I am doing wrong. I am using United Linux with kernel 2.6.7.

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Are you running that as root. Could this be a permission problem?
Old 08-24-2004, 11:56 AM   #3
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Yes, I am running as root.


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