[Mailman-Users] permission denied error on sending mails to mailinglist

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jan 4 07:05:39 CET 2006

dylan lim wrote:
>I have set up Postfix+Mailman+htdig on a box and upon sending mails to the
>mailing list I have encountered an error of
>fatal: execvp /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman: Permission denied
>in my maillog. On my email client, I received a notification that
>/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman post has failed with an error of 1. Can
>anyone point me in the right direction? Thank you.

Postfix is unable to pipe mail to the wrapper
(/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman) because it doesn't have permission
to execute it. Permissions should be 2755 and group 'mailman' on all

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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