[Mimedefang] local socket name unsafe: permission denied

Daniel Seider daniel.seider at t-online.de
Tue Mar 6 07:41:21 EST 2007


Hello,

i have just installed sendmail and now i want to run mimedefang with it.
I think my configuration is ok and should work, but when sendmail starts
sending a message I get this error in the log file:


Initializing SMTP port (sendmail)451 4.0.0 /etc/sendmail.cf: line 1580:
Xmimedefang: local socket name /var/spool/MIMEDefang/mimedefang.sock
unsafe: Permission denied

Here are the directory permissions:

drwxr-x--- 2 defang defang 48 2007-03-06 10:05 MD-Quarantine
drwxr-x--- 2 defang defang 208 2007-03-06 10:25 MIMEDefang

Do you have any ideas?

Thanks a lot
Greetings Daniel



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