[Dovecot] File Permissions and delivery

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Aug 30 06:11:17 EEST 2011

On Mon, 2011-08-29 at 11:14 -0400, Simon Brereton wrote:
> Aug 29 15:59:14 mail dovecot: deliver(simon at lydiard.net): stat(/var/spool/mail/virtual/domain.net/simon/tmp) failed: Permission denied (euid=999(mailsystem) egid=115(mailsystem) missing +x perm: /var/spool/mail/virtual)
> Even if I make EVERTHING under /var/spool/mail/virtual/* owned by mailsystem:mailsystem - and reload postfix and restart doevcot.

But you didn't change the /var/spool/mail/virtual directory itself?
(Like the error message says.)

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