httpd can't send mails

dragoran drago01 at
Mon Jul 2 18:32:33 UTC 2007

Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 18:17:39 +0200,
>>   dragoran <drago01 at> wrote:
>>> I tryed to send mails using a php scripts that calls mail() but when 
>>> I do it I get this avc:
>>> audit(1183392777.651:14): avc:  denied  { read } for  pid=25048 
>>> comm="sendmail" name="[79366]" dev=eventpollfs ino=79366 
>>> scontext=user_u:system_r:system_mail_t:s0 
>>> tcontext=user_u:system_r:httpd_t:s0 tclass=file
>>> the boolean "httpd_can_sendmail" is enabled (true).
>>> I restarted the httpd and sendmail service after doing so... but 
>>> still no success.
>>> Any ideas?
> If you use
> # grep http /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M myhttp
> # semodule -i myhttp.pp
> Does the mail work?
the mail was an other issue (server was not accepting mails from my IP) 
(first I tryed with setenforce 0 and it was the same)... but still what 
does this avc mean? is it a bug in the policy?

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