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Re: newalias permissions problem



Am Sa, den 25.06.2005 schrieb Richard E Miles um 1:57:

> I noticed in my logwatch that newaliases could not create the /etc/aliases.db
> because of permission problems. I tried newaliases at root and got this message:
> 
> hash map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/aliases.db: Permission denied
> WARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/aliases
> Cannot create database for alias file /etc/aliases
> 
> I checked the permissions on these files:
> -rw-r--r--  1 root root 1526 Jun 15 16:40 /etc/aliases
> -rw-r-----  1 smmsp smmsp 12288 Jun 19 10:43 /etc/aliases.db
> 
> I see that the owner and group are smmsp on /etc/aliases/db. Is this right?
> Why am i getting these messages?

> Richard E Miles

chown root:root /etc/aliases*
chmod 640 /etc/aliases*

Alexander


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