Read permissions for others is sufficnet for aliases file.How about renaming aliases.db and running newaliases again and see what happens?.-Sri You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed singying304 Linux - Networking 4 02-28-2005 07:49 AM Problem using "newaliases" to update sendmail alias file davidks1977 Linux - Software 4 03-18-2004 12:40 AM All times are GMT -5. Log in or Sign up Howtoforge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials Home Forums > Linux Forums > Server Operation > Sendmail newaliases: cannot create database Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by The time now is 07:23 PM. Source
tsm4781 Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Dec 15, 2006Posts: 19 Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 6:39 am Well.. The alias file itself must have similar permissions. Just guessing that the hostname is not listed in the /etc/hosts file with the full domain attached to it. Sorry if I can't provide > any better documentation, I was confused as these events were > happening, and I was concerned to get my MTA running again as soon > my response
Lucky me, right? I see this message when running /usr/sbin/newaliases. Search this Thread 08-05-2014, 02:49 PM #1 exxoid LQ Newbie Registered: Mar 2009 Location: Vancouver Posts: 8 Rep: sendmail permission issues? As for the local host name WARNING I am not sure.
Xenforo skin by Xenfocus Contact Us Help Imprint Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2014 XenForo Ltd. This message posted from opensolaris.org Previous Message by Thread: Sendmail trouble I am having a problem with sendmail. exxoid View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by exxoid 08-05-2014, 03:06 PM #2 exxoid LQ Newbie Registered: Mar 2009 Location: Moreover, if you have a db map, you may try to touch the resulting map (file.db) and call makemap or newaliases thereafter.
All rights reserved. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Results 1 to 3 of 3 LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Add Thread to del.icio.usTweet this thread Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this website here The Code: dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases: message looks obvious in it states that the file does not exist.
The permissions for the /etc/mail directory appear to be OK as they are for the aliases.db file: /etc/mail# ls -al total 254 drw-r--r-- 3 root mail 1024 Jan 16 10:29 . The above is just a guess on my part. Notification sent to Jeff Sheinberg
I was not able to duplicate the problem by breaking what he fixed on my system but maybe it will help you. Ask Questions for Free! Full text and rfc822 format available. Ss Dec18 0:00 sendmail: Queue [email protected]:00:00 for /var/spool/clientmqueueroot 21205 0.0 0.0 52280 748 pts/1 S+ 12:48 0:00 grep sendmailIt would seem that sendmail is running, however I have tested scripts that
When mail is sent to an alias, I get the error:dbm map "Alias0": missing map file /etc/mail/aliasesAccording to the documentation and information from the FAQs at sendmail.org, the error is a this contact form From: Paul Howarth
Full text and rfc822 format available. in -8, I remove /etc/cron.d/sendmail during the prerm to hopefully avoid this problem -- Rick Nelson
It is possible I can use this other server to send mail off of since that actually seems to be working. Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Tag Search Advanced Search Unanswered Threads Find All Thanked Posts Go to Page... learn linux and unix commands - unix shell scripting Problems anyone can explain it to me, like a 5 years old child?? fdeivis View Public Profile Find all posts by fdeivis
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Join our community today! MarkBB Ars Praefectus Registered: Jun 17, 2003Posts: 4834 Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2006 12:26 pm Have you watched the logs (/var/log/maillog?) to see what it's doing when you try to send The issue is we see the following log lines.. Check This Out The permissions for the /etc/mail directory appear to be OK as they are for the aliases.db file: /etc/mail# ls -al total 254 drw-r--r-- 3 root mail 1024 Jan 16 10:29 .
When I attempt to use the "newaliases" command, I get the following error: /etc/mail# newaliases hash map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: Permission denied dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases: exxoid View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by exxoid 08-05-2014, 03:50 PM #3 exxoid LQ Newbie Registered: Mar 2009 Location: Full text and rfc822 format available. eserver and other IBM related questions are also on topic.
Full text and rfc822 format available. Message #15 received at [email protected] (full text, mbox, reply): From: Jeff Sheinberg
Full text and rfc822 format available. Oh well nv-78 takes a step backwards again dropping out of install at 84-87% on two of my machines. please!
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