[Mailman-Users] postfix MTA - getting smtpd...mailman/data/aliases.db: Permission denied

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Jun 6 08:17:09 CEST 2014

On 06/05/2014 12:18 PM, J Davis wrote:
> Mailman's aliases files:
> -rw-rw----. 1 mailman mailman 10317 Jun  5 12:43 mailman/data/aliases
> -rw-r-----. 1 mailman mailman 24576 Jun  5 12:43 mailman/data/aliases.db
> Mailman comes up and I can access the web OK and see all my migrated lists,
> members, archives, etc.
> Anyone have an idea what to look at next? I've followed the steps in the
> install guide but I'm thinking that there is something with the centos
> postfix that is mucking me up.
> Typical maillog error:
> Jun  5 13:10:08 mailman postfix/local[10075]: fatal: open database
> /export/home/mailman/data/aliases.db: Permission denied

My guess is this is a SELinux or other security manager issue. If
SELinux is enabled, try disabling it.

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