[Mailman-Users] Can't use newly created mailman list on Fedora 7
mark at msapiro.net
Mon Dec 3 17:35:34 CET 2007
"mailbox at stanfield.net" <vicki at stanfield.net> wrote:
>I recently installed mailman on my Fedora 7 box and when I created a
>test list and
>tried to email a message to it, my message gets returned with the
>following in it:
><test-request at thepenguin.org>: Command died with status 1:
> "/usr/lib/mailman/mail/mailman request test". Command output:
>recent call last): File "/usr/lib/mailman/scripts/request", line 64,
><module> main() File "/usr/lib/mailman/scripts/request", line
>59, in main
> _plaintext=1) File
> "/usr/lib/mailman/Mailman/Queue/Switchboard.py", line 132, in
>enqueue fp =
>open(tmpfile, 'w') IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
>Looks like the permissions are wrong on the location where Switchboard.
>py is trying
>to create the file. Is that correct? And where would that be?
/var/spool/mailman/commands/ just like it says.
Try running Mailman's 'bin/check_perms -f' as root to fix the
permissions. It looks like this is RedHat FHS compliant Mailman so
that would be /usr/lib/mailman/bin/check_perms.
If check_perms doesn't fix the problem, it might be a SeLinux issue.
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