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Re: Mail System Broken

> I've had some problems on my system....  One of the things that is "broken"
> is ZMailer.

	It looks like your  /var/spool/mail  directory ownership, and/or
	protection is broken.

	I do usually run postoffice with protection   1777,  which, while
	allowing anybody to create any files in there, does not require
	the system to run setuid/setgid programs for email access.

> I'm getting the following error messages in /var/log/scheduler.  This is
> happening for, as near as I can tell, every user on the system....  (There's
> about 400.)
> 19970802124913 /etc/zmailer/bin/ta/mailbox: 331815/1206//error2 can't
> dotlock "/var/spool/mail/stuart": Permission denied (this is abnormal,
> investigate!)
> Any ideas?  Please help if you can.
> TIA,
> Kevin Traas

/Matti Aarnio <mea@nic.funet.fi>