[Mailman-Users] permissions denied
msapiro at value.net
Sat Feb 3 16:20:19 CET 2007
dhottinger at harrisonburg.k12.va.us wrote:
>I keep getting a permissions denied error on my mailman que file.
> ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
>"||/var/mailman/mail/wrapper post divtech"
> (reason: 1)
> (expanded from: <divtech at harrisonburg.k12.va.us>)
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
>Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/var/mailman/scripts/post", line 94, in ?
> File "/var/mailman/scripts/post", line 89, in main
> msg.Enqueue(mlist, tolist=1)
> File "/var/mailman/Mailman/Message.py", line 176, in Enqueue
> dbfp = Utils.open_ex(dbfile, 'w')
> File "/var/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py", line 601, in open_ex
> fd = os.open(filename, flags, perms)
>IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied:
>554 5.3.0 unknown mailer error 1
>I moved my mailman directory to a new mailserver. The old one died.
>I pulled my files from my backup. What permissions needs to be on the
>mailman qfiles? Or do I have oter issues? I read through the faq,
>and dont seem to be able to find anything although I am getting a
>little punch drunk from looking at terminal all night.
This appears to be a very old (2.0 vintage) Mailman, so I'm not certain
about this, but if you have Mailman's bin/check_perms, run
as root until it finds no errors.
Essentially, everything needs to be group 'mailman', and group
writable. In addition, /var/mailman/mail/wrapper (abd the other
wrappers in /var/mailman/cgi-bin) needs to be SETGID.
Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> The highway is for gamblers,
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