[Mimedefang] Mail delay due to "Cannot mkdir(Work): No such file or directory" error in maillog

Rob MacGregor rob.macgregor at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 12:07:57 EST 2005

On 22/12/05, Subodh  Rawat (NPI) <subodhr at networkprograms.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We have two mail servers running with mimedefang (V. 2.52 & V. 2.53). The two servers are with different flavour of Linux (Redhat 9 & Redhat Enterprise 3).
> We are observing too many mail delay. While looking at mail logs, we have found these things:
> "Cannot mkdir(Work): No such file or directory"
> I belive that mail delay is because of this error message. Does anyone has any clue about it.

File permissions problem - check that the user you're running MD as
has ownership of the defined spool directory.

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Rob MacGregor
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        doesn't become a monster.                  Friedrich Nietzsche

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