[Mailman-Users] Virtual Domain: Failure to exec script... GOT gid 65535
mike at bridgecanada.com
Fri Aug 10 22:39:32 CEST 2001
There isn't any group with GID 65535, strangely enough. I don't
know where that value is coming from.... It's almost as if sendmail
is invoking vdeliver with that gid. Or vdeliver is invoking
mailman with that gid....
On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 01:33:03PM -0700, Amanda wrote:
> Hi Mike...
> Who/what is holding GID 65535? That might tell something useful...
> Mike Bridge wrote:
> > Hi-
> > I have a problem running mailman 2.0.6 on a Redhat Linux 7.0 machine.
> > I'm running sendmail 8.11.0 and linuxconf 1.24r5's version of
> > vdeliver. I am using a "virtual" domain to receive the messages.
> > I have configured mailman to use mail's gid as per the instructions,
> > because this is what sendmail uses.
> > I can subscribe myself to the mailing list and I receive the message
> > ok. However, when I post to the list, I get:
> > Mailman mail-wrapper: Failure to exec script. WANTED gid 12, GOT gid 65535. (Reconfigure to take 65535?)
> > I don't want to reconfigure to use 65535 because that sounds insecure,
> > and it would break a mailing list using the non-virtual domain (which works
> > fine). There is a closed bug report here, but it doesn't give any info
> > on how to solve it:
> > http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=103&atid=100103&aid=211347&func=detail
> > Hers is my delivery agent configuration:
> > # Special mailer for virtual email domain hosting
> > Mvirtual, P=/usr/lib/linuxconf/lib/vdeliver, F=lsDFMShP, S=10, R=20/40,
> > A=vdeliver $u $h
> > I understand the F=S is supposed to set the "effective gid" to the gid of
> > the parent sendmail process.
> > I also see that there is another closed bug at
> > http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=103&atid=100103&func=detail&aid=214154
> > which mentions the egid vs. gid problem.... I dunno exactly whether this
> > is what causes this.
> > There are lots of posts from a year or so ago on the mailing lists
> > about this issue, but with no solutions. Has anyone figured out
> > how to solve it?
> > Thanks for any help!
> > -Mike
> > --
> > Mike Bridge
> > <mike at bridgecanada.com>
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