Re: sendmail

From: Glynn Clements (glynn.clements@virgin.net)
Date: Thu Nov 22 2001 - 03:12:13 EST


Sarada Seshadri wrote:

> Nov 22 10:50:08 euler
> sendmail[953]: NOQUEUE: SYSERR(root): opendaemonsocket: cannot
> bind: Permission denied
> Nov 22 10:50:08 euler sendmail[953]: problem creating SMTP socket

This suggests that sendmail isn't being run by root.

> Could it be a problem of permissions?

Not unless sendmail is setuid to something other than root. It should
look like:

-r-sr-xr-x 1 root root 384476 Sep 5 22:01 /usr/sbin/sendmail

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Glynn Clements <glynn.clements@virgin.net>
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