postfix and group postdrop

Phil Howard phil-blfs-dev at ipal.net
Wed Apr 3 11:23:29 PST 2002


On Tue, Apr 02, 2002 at 04:54:46PM -0600, Larry Lawrence wrote:

| > It is postfix-1.1.5.tar.gz [9ef19e0faaa0acd08603b021cdc133bf]
| > I got an error message about the group not being found, so I
| > copied some stuff in from an older Postfix I was running under
| > Slackware, and then it works.
| >
| > If is doesn't have a maildrop directory anymore, what does it
| > use postdrop for?  I try to see what I can do to reproduce this.
| >
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| The part where I say to accept the defaults is where the problem is.
| 
| The defaults (in your case) came from the main.cf that you moved over.
| One of the questions refers to the group name which in your case
| defaulted to maildrop, but in a new installation, would default to
| postdrop.  I believe you can just modify the main.cf to use group
| postdrop and you would be equivilent to a new installation.

What does your /etc/postfix/install.cf file have in it?

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