Re: sendmail

From: Sarada Seshadri (
Date: Thu Nov 22 2001 - 03:42:46 EST

On Thu, 22 Nov 2001, Glynn Clements wrote:

> Sarada Seshadri wrote:
> 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

Wow! That was a great shot! /usr/sbin/sendmail was not owned by root!!
I checked the ownership and permissions of so many files/directories
but dont understand how I left out this one.

Thanks a lot; it is working now.

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