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rajiv.patil82 08-20-2010 01:55 AM

not able to log in in squirmail (sendmail)
 
Hi All,

i have installed sendmail, but when trying to log in got an error

ERROR
Error opening ../data/default_pref
Could not create initial preference file!
/var/local/squirrelmail/data/ should be writable by user apache
Please contact your system administrator and report this error.

plz help. thanx in advance

sem007 08-20-2010 02:08 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rajiv.patil82 (Post 4072051)
Hi All,

i have installed sendmail, but when trying to log in got an error

ERROR
Error opening ../data/default_pref
Could not create initial preference file!
/var/local/squirrelmail/data/ should be writable by user apache
Please contact your system administrator and report this error.

plz help. thanx in advance


It seems permission problem.

change owner

Code:

chown -R apache:apache /var/local/squirrelmail/data

rajiv.patil82 08-22-2010 11:58 PM

chown -R apache:apache /var/local/squirrelmail/data

done above changes but still same problem.

sem007 08-23-2010 02:33 AM

Which distro you are using? and how you install squirrelmail ?

rajiv.patil82 08-23-2010 03:36 AM

CentOS release 5 (Final)

sem007 08-23-2010 05:16 AM

and what about this?
Code:

and how you install squirrelmail ?
look at here it might help you. SquirrelMail


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