[Dovecot] From Sendmail to Dovecot mdbox, what is missing.

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Tue Jan 1 18:34:39 EET 2013

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From: Torpey List
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Subject: Re: [Dovecot] From Sendmail to Dovecot mdbox, what is missing.

>-----Original Message----- 
>From: Thomas Leuxner
>Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2013 9:03 AM
>To: Dovecot Mailing List
>Subject: Re: [Dovecot] From Sendmail to Dovecot mdbox, what is missing.
>Am 01.01.2013 um 15:44 schrieb "Torpey List" <list at torpey.org>:
>>I don't use Sendmail myself so I can't really comment on its 
>>configuration. However the issue looks like a typical mismatch of UIDs on 
>>the socket:
>>As per the link above you could try running 'chown mail' on the LDA. This 
>>will match the ID to the 'userdb' socket unix_listener (user = mail):
>>> -rwxr-xr-x. 1 root secmail 26512 Aug 18  2011 
>>> /usr/libexec/dovecot/dovecot-lda
>>>           srw-------. 1 mail root 0 Jan  1 08:39 
>>> /var/run/dovecot/auth-userdb
>>Good Luck
>I have changed the permissions to the following:
>-rwxr-xr-x. 1 mail secmail 26512 Aug 18  2011 
>srw-rw-rw-. 1 mail secmail 0 Jan  1 09:41 /var/run/dovecot/auth-userdb
>Then I get this error (steve is who the email is addressed to):
>Jan 01 09:43:47 lda(steve): Fatal: setgid(501(steve)) failed with 
>euid=0(root), gid=0(root), egid=0(root): Operation not permitted (This 
>binary should probably be called with process group set to 501(steve) 
>instead of 0(root))

I was rereading man dovecot-lda and specifically the option "-d username". 
it said that it is used typically with virutal users, but not necessarily 
with system users.  I am doing system users; therefore I removed it from the 
sendmail feature, but then I get the following error in maillog:

Jan  1 10:28:39 nala sendmail[23041]: r01GScR4023040: smtpquit: mailer local 
exited with exit value 64

I googled, but did not find what value 64 meant.  Anyone have a list or a 
clue what this error means?


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