postfix and group postdrop
llawrence at hot.rr.com
Tue Apr 2 06:31:55 PST 2002
Phil Howard wrote:
> According to BLFS-BOOK-CVS-2002-04-01.txt:
> groupadd postfix &&
> groupadd postdrop &&
> groupadd -g 65534 nogroup &&
> useradd -c postfix -d /dev/null -g postfix -s /bin/false postfix &&
> useradd -c nobody -d /home -g nogroup -s /bin/bash -u 65534 nobody &&
> chown postfix:postfix /var/mail
> However, Postfix wants the group to be called "maildrop". When I
> did s/postdrop/maildrop/ it now installs OK (due to other issues
> in progress, I am not going to be testing that system for a few
> more days, at least). Just thought I'd pass that tidbit along.
Looking at the RELEASE_NOTES file, there was a large change in the maildrop
function on 1/6/2002, specifically no world-writable maildrop directory.
Postfix now alwys uses the set-gid postdrop command for local mail
Could you be more specific on your situation, were you upgrading? What
version were you installing? Anything that would help me understand why
this failed for you.
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