[Mailman-Users] Password frustration - 2.1b3

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Wed Oct 9 11:53:16 CEST 2002

On Wed, 2002-10-09 at 04:33, G. Armour Van Horn wrote:

> I discovered from the /var/log/maillog file that I had a problem with my aliases, and
> came to figure out that I was editing /etc/postfix/aliases but newaliases was using
> the /etc/aliases file to create an aliases.db file I now have added all the correct
> aliases (from bin/genaliases) to the /etc/aliases file, run newaliases, and just in
> case, copied both to /etc/postfix/.

>      Oct  9 02:25:42 virtuoso postfix/qmgr[841]: 8702E2D7B2:
>      from=<vanhorn at whidbey.com>, size=1258, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
>      Oct  9 02:25:42 virtuoso postfix/local[1490]: fatal: open database
>      /etc/postfix/aliases.db: Invalid argument
This looks like a DB version mismatch... (I'm not a postfix guy)...

> Incidentally, this message has not been bounced.
> I have to get on a plane in a few hours, and would like not to leave the system in
> this state for the next week!
Understand that one.  I'd check the makemap version and postfix version
for what DB (DBM) they are using.  Somethings not matched right.


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