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Sendmail 8.13.3 Permission Denied

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Fernando Boza
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Sendmail 8.13.3 Permission Denied

Hi,

I upgraded my sendmail version from 8.9.3 to 8.13.3 on HP-UX 11.11. After the upgrade I get the following error when sending a mail for non root user.

Nov 1 14:20:01 CRDHP02 sendmail[4025]: mA1JK1up004025: SYSERR(operasyb): queueup: cannot create queue file ./qfmA1JK1up004025, euid=109, fd=-1, fp=0x0: Permission denied


Any idea?
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Bill Hassell
Honored Contributor

Re: Sendmail 8.13.3 Permission Denied

sendmail 8.13 is very different. The new version requires a new directory for the mail queue. Besides /var/spool/mqueue, you'll need /var/spool/clientmqueue (which should have been created during the upgrade of sendmail. The permissions and ownership should be:

drwxrwx--- 2 smmsp smmsp /var/spool/clientmqueue

You should have a new user and group called smmsp.


Bill Hassell, sysadmin
Johnson Punniyalingam
Honored Contributor
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Re: Sendmail 8.13.3 Permission Denied

could be permission issue,

var/spool/mqueue is owned by root and the mail group

ll -d var/spool/mqueue --> past the out put

Thanks,
Johnson
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Mustafa Gulercan
Respected Contributor

Re: Sendmail 8.13.3 Permission Denied

hi;

You must use the following permissions for the Sendmail configuration
and default queue files:
-r-xr-sr-x root smmsp ... /PATH/TO/sendmail
drwxrwx--- smmsp smmsp ... /var/spool/clientmqueue
The client mail queue directory
must be writable by smmsp. In the submit.cf file, you must set the
UseMSP option and you must set the QueueFileMode option to 0660.
drwx------ root wheel ... /var/spool/mqueue
-r--r--r-- root wheel ... /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
-r--r--r-- root wheel ... /etc/mail/submit.cf


regards,
mustafa