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Sendmail Error

Frequent Advisor

Sendmail Error

I have a permission problem with sendmail. I have changed permission on all of the files and read everyones response to the other sendmail posts.
collect: Cannot write ./dfm0HIcCdX022491 (bfcommit, uid=108, gid=25): Permission denied
queueup: cannot create queue file ./qfm0HIcCdX022491, euid=108, fd=-1, fp=0x0: Permission denied

File permissions /var/spool
drwxrwsrwt 2 daemon daemon 96 Sep 18 22:32 calendar
drwxr-xr-x 2 smmsp smmsp 8192 Jan 17 12:37 clientmqueue
dr-xr-xr-x 7 bin bin 8192 Jul 20 2006 cron
drwxrwxr-x 2 uucp daemon 96 Jan 22 2005 locks
drwxr-xr-x 4 lp bin 8192 Jan 16 10:02 lp
drwxr-xr-x 2 bin bin 8192 Jan 17 12:32 mqueue
-------r-x 1 root root 0 Oct 31 2003 pdcinfo.lck
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 8192 Jan 17 10:18 pwgr
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 96 Nov 15 2000 rexd
drwxr-xr-x 2 bin bin 96 Nov 15 2000 rwho
drwxrwxrwx 6 bin bin 96 May 23 2004 sockets
drwxr-xr-x 6 uucp daemon 8192 Jan 16 10:02 uucp
drwxrwxrwx 2 bin bin 96 Nov 15 2000 uucppublic

Any help thanks

Geoff Wild
Honored Contributor

Re: Sendmail Error

Did you stop/start sendmail?

in /etc/mail/


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Frequent Advisor

Re: Sendmail Error

I found the problem
chmod 4555 /usr/sbin/mqueue