[Mailman-Users] Re: RedHat7.2 Sendmail HELP!! (David)

Donna Hanlon donna at v1.wustl.edu
Thu Mar 14 14:58:49 CET 2002

David <linux at ke6upi.com> wrote:
>   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Subject: [Mailman-Users] RedHat7.2 Sendmail HELP!!
> Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2002 17:48:44 -0800
> From: David <linux at ke6upi.com>
> To: MailMan List <mailman-users at python.org>
> Hello All,
>         I installed Mailman 2.0.8 on my RedHat7.2 and Sendmail. I made a test list add the output to /etc/aliases.


> root... forward: /root/.forward.mail2: Group writable directory
> root... forward: /root/.forward: Group writable directory
> /root/dead.letter... Saved message in /root/dead.letter

Doesn't this suggest that you installed Mailman as root, which isn't a
good idea?  You can try using chmod to remove write permission on /root
for group and other, but if you installed mailman as root, I'd expect
other problems to follow.  But I'm also a newbie.

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