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This message posted from opensolaris.org vvv Home | News | Sitemap | FAQ | advertise | OSDir is an Inevitable website. Password AIX This forum is for the discussion of IBM AIX. That may not be the case though, does that file exist? I haven't found any other reports of a similar problem, I have other servers running this version of sendmail. this contact form

Sorry I am just not going to get off track any more than I have already. yes, it does exist!!, i dont know why this error!! makemap hash works fine. Debian bug tracking system administrator . http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/aix-43/sendmail-permission-issues-getting-dbm-map-alias0-unsafe-map-file-etc-mail-alias-4175513612/

Last edited by exxoid; 08-05-2014 at 03:07 PM. As for the local host name WARNING I am not sure. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Other *NIX Forums > AIX [SOLVED] sendmail permission issues? tsm4781 Seniorius Lurkius Registered: Dec 15, 2006Posts: 19 Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2006 1:48 pm I believe that it is Red Hat...Linux 2.6.14-1.1653_FC4smp #1 SMP Tue Dec 13 21:55:55 EST 2005

in -8, I remove /etc/cron.d/sendmail during the prerm to hopefully avoid this problem -- Rick Nelson Knghtbrd: we should do a quake episode :knee deep in the code": you run Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ What does the command below return? It's definitely a permissions problem, but I can't seewhat caused it.Perhaps you could try the clamav-milter daemon without the --force-scanand --outgoing parameters.

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this thread has been movedfrom HP-UX > General to HP-UX > messaging - HP Forums Moderator Tags: sendmail View All (1) 0 Kudos Reply All Forum Topics Previous Topic Next Topic Drop to single user and fsck the partition that has /etc.Other than that I'm out of ideas. What are you doing to generate this error? The /usr/sbin/sendmail permissions are the same, /etc/mail/sendmail.cf has 644, and on the second server, it works just fine.

  • Anyway, this is what sendmail.org has about my error in relation to the new version:_______________________________________________unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases:With the latest sendmail release many people get an error message like: unsafe map
  • Full text and rfc822 format available.
  • I just executed newaliases, but a didn`t make any changes in aliases file.
  • Code: hostname I executed hostname, and it gave me, the hostname (BAANPRO), so i dont know whats happening here :S I need some help!!!!
  • deliverable: mailer smtp, host mail-relay, user [email protected] # sendmail -bv user2 hash map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: Permission denied dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases: No such file or
  • drwxr-xr-x 38 root sys 4608 Jan 16 11:25 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 root bin 1168 Jan 16 10:31 aliases -rw-r--r-- 1 root smmsp 40960 Nov 16 2004 aliases.db -rw-r--r-- 1 root bin

Reported by: Jeff Sheinberg Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 01:03:04 UTC Severity: normal Found in version 8.12.2-5 Done: Richard A Nelson Bug is archived. Since then, I have tried the recommendations by Ramesh and James with no more success. I appreciate all of the great answers, it's just the new version of sendmail has some new rules to abide by. The Code: hash map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: message would lead me to believe that you just need to change the permissions to 644 so the others field does not

Message #25 received at [email protected] (full text, mbox, reply): From: Richard A Nelson To: Jeff Sheinberg , <[email protected]> Subject: Re: Bug#139935: sendmail: errors rebuilding aliases file on upgrade Date: Mon, weblink By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. End of content United StatesHewlett Packard Enterprise International CorporateCorporateAccessibilityCareersContact UsCorporate ResponsibilityEventsHewlett Packard LabsInvestor RelationsLeadershipNewsroomSitemapPartnersPartnersFind a PartnerPartner Results 1 to 3 of 3 LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Bookmark & Share Add Thread to del.icio.usTweet this thread Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page… Subscribe to this Copy sent to Richard A Nelson (Rick) , [email protected]

However, I do get a slightly different message:# newaliasesdbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases: Permission deniedWARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/mail/aliasesCannot create database for alias file /etc/mail/aliases 0 Kudos Reply Notification sent to Jeff Sheinberg : Bug acknowledged by developer. Where are you seeing this error.....maillog? http://optimisersonpc.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-hash-database-etc-aliases-db-invalid-argument.html What version of sendmail.Have you looked in the logs?

Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. It is possible I can use this other server to send mail off of since that actually seems to be working. I see this message when running /usr/sbin/newaliases.

Read permissions for others is sufficnet for aliases file.How about renaming aliases.db and running newaliases again and see what happens?.-Sri You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed

Toggle useless messagesView this report as an mbox folder, status mbox, maintainer mbox Report forwarded to [email protected], Jeff Sheinberg , Richard A Nelson (Rick) , [email protected]: Bug#139935; Package sendmail. Copyright © 2012 TextNData.com. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? The time now is 07:23 PM.

Getting dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/alias User Name Remember Me? NOTE, things are still working I can send mail from the server no problem.. Full text and rfc822 format available. his comment is here Showing results forĀ  Search instead forĀ  Do you meanĀ  Menu Categories Solutions IT Transformation Internet of Things Topics Big Data Cloud Security Infrastructure Strategy and Technology Products Cloud Integrated Systems Networking

Registered: Mar 14, 2001Posts: 7251 Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 4:53 pm sm4781, once you get the problem solved, and since you mention an ex employee on top of permission problems, The permissions for the /etc/mail directory appear to be OK as they are for the aliases.db file: /etc/mail# ls -al total 254 drw-r--r-- 3 root mail 1024 Jan 16 10:29 . Code: hostname I hope this helps in some way. Remove advertisements Sponsored Links juredd1 View Public Profile Find all posts by juredd1

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