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

dylan lim dylan.limwc at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 07:13:23 CET 2006

This is what I have done:

I cd into my /usr/local/mailman directory.
Did a

chown mailman.mailman scripts
chown mailman.mailman /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman
chmod 2755 scripts
chmod 2755 /usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman

But I still got the same error.

On 1/4/06, Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
> 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
> wrappers.
> --
> 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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