[Mailman-Users] SOLVED - Re: User unknown new error

John Fleming john at wa9als.com
Sun Jul 24 19:33:09 CEST 2005

> 1.  Regarding the ownership of aliases and aliases.db, mine are 
> "reversed" -
> aliases - Owner = www-data, Group = list
> aliases.db - Owner = list, Group - www-data
> I don't know if that's how they used to be or not.
> Permissions for both files is 0660.
> Would you suggest that I change both to owner = list and group = www-data
> and then run bin/genaliases?
> The aliases file only has information for 2 of my lists - The 2 that work
> BTW!
> I tried running genaliases yesterday, but I think it didn't work correctly
> due to permissions mismatch.

OK, I made both files owned by list and group www-data and then ran 
genalises - The aliases file is now populated by the expected info for ALL 
of my lists and the lists work correctly again!  Thanks Mark for pointing me 
back to the aliases.  How could they get out of synch?  - John

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