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Old 08-20-2010, 02:55 AM   #1
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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
 
Old 08-20-2010, 03:08 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by rajiv.patil82 View Post
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
 
Old 08-23-2010, 12:58 AM   #3
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chown -R apache:apache /var/local/squirrelmail/data

done above changes but still same problem.
 
Old 08-23-2010, 03:33 AM   #4
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Which distro you are using? and how you install squirrelmail ?
 
Old 08-23-2010, 04:36 AM   #5
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CentOS release 5 (Final)
 
Old 08-23-2010, 06:16 AM   #6
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and what about this?
Code:
and how you install squirrelmail ?
look at here it might help you. SquirrelMail
 
  


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