[Mailman-Users] Can't seem to get permissions straightened out

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Sep 23 11:59:03 CEST 2004

At 6:16 PM -0400 2004-09-21, Steve Pfister wrote:

>               I'm running apache as user nobody, and sendmail is running the
>  mailman script as mailnull. There is a mailman user, from the RedHat
>  installation, but I've changed its uid to be the same as the mailnull user.

	Therein lies the problem.  You need all three of these UIDs to 
match.  Sendmail needs to run the Mailman script as the same UID as 
the Mailman user, which needs to run as the same UID as apache.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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