[Mimedefang] local socket name unsafe: permission denied

Daniel Seider daniel.seider at t-online.de
Wed Mar 7 02:10:56 EST 2007


> I had similar issues with sendmail 8.13.x and found the only thing
that 
> seemed to solve it was to use the following permissions (I list all
the 
> way back to the root even though they are the default because sendmail

> will complain if those are wrong):
>
> /:
> drwxr-xr-x 22 root   root   4.0K Mar  4 19:28 .
> drwxr-xr-x 20 root   root   4.0K Feb 13 21:18 var
>
> /var:
> drwxr-xr-x 13 root   root   4.0K Feb 15 16:42 spool
>
> /var/spool:
> drwxr-x--- 22 defang root    540 Mar  6 04:33 MIMEDefang
>
> /var/spool/MIMEDefang:
> srwxr-x---  1 defang defang    0 Mar  4 19:28 mimedefang.sock
>
> I don't recall if having group root on the /var/spool/MIMEDefang 
> directory is really required (I set this up long ago), but what I have

> works.

Hello again,

i`ve just checked my directory permissions, and they are the same as
described above. I think that should not be the problem.

Do you have any other ideas?

Thank you

Greetings Daniel



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