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I have been messing with a broken sendmail system for the last two days now. The mail will send out no problem, but it does not got into users mailboxes. ...
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- 06-02-2009 #1
- Join Date
- Dec 2008
[SOLVED] sendmail delivery problems
I have changed the sendmail.mc file from using procmail to mail.local and that did not help. I really guess I don't know what I am doing.
I see errors in the maillog files: "can't create output". But I have set all permissions of the mail folders (/var/spool/mail/username) to 777.
here is my sendmail.mc file:
divert(0)dnl define('LOCAL_MAILER_PATH', /usr/bin/mail.local) dnl # dnl # include(`/usr/share/sendmail-cf/m4/cf.m4')dnl VERSIONID(`setup for Red Hat Linux')dnl OSTYPE(`linux')dnl dnl # dnl # define(`confDEF_USER_ID',``8:12'')dnl dnl define(`confAUTO_REBUILD')dnl define(`confTO_CONNECT', `1m')dnl define(`confTRY_NULL_MX_LIST',true)dnl define(`confDONT_PROBE_INTERFACES',true)dnl dnl define(`PROCMAIL_MAILER_PATH',`/usr/bin/mail') define(`ALIAS_FILE', `/etc/aliases')dnl define(`STATUS_FILE', `/var/log/mail/statistics')dnl define(`UUCP_MAILER_MAX', `2000000')dnl define(`confUSERDB_SPEC', `/etc/mail/userdb.db')dnl define(`confPRIVACY_FLAGS', `authwarnings,novrfy,noexpn,restrictqrun')dnl define(`confAUTH_OPTIONS', `A')dnl dnl define(`confMAX_MESSAGE_SIZE', `52428800')dnl dnl # define(`confTO_IDENT', `0')dnl FEATURE(`no_default_msa',`dnl')dnl FEATURE(`smrsh',`/usr/sbin/smrsh')dnl FEATURE(`mailertable',`hash -o /etc/mail/mailertable.db')dnl FEATURE(`virtusertable',`hash -o /etc/mail/virtusertable.db')dnl FEATURE(redirect)dnl FEATURE(relay_entire_domain)dnl # allows relaying of mail on our domain FEATURE(always_add_domain)dnl FEATURE(use_cw_file)dnl FEATURE(use_ct_file)dnl dnl # dnl # dnl FEATURE(local_mail,`',`procmail -Y -a $h -d $u') FEATURE(`access_db',`hash -T<TMPF> -o /etc/mail/access.db')dnl dnl FEATURE(`blacklist_recipients') dnl # FEATURE(`dnsbl')dnl EXPOSED_USER(`root')dnl dnl # dnl # FEATURE(`accept_unresolvable_domains')dnl dnl # dnl # LOCAL_DOMAIN(`grandproductsinc.com')dnl LOCAL_DOMAIN(`localhost.localdomain')dnl dnl # dnl # MASQUERADE_AS(`grandproductsinc.com')dnl dnl # dnl # well dnl # FEATURE(masquerade_entire_domain)dnl dnl # MAILER(smtp)dnl MAILER(local)dnl dnl MAILER(cyrusv2)dnl
I don't have a working yum as the system is too old now for fedora to have any files on their update repositories. I don't know why, it is only a couple of years old.
what other information can I give you to get some clue as to what is wrong here.
Thanks for any help anyone can give.
- 06-02-2009 #2
- Join Date
- Dec 2008
ok, scrap this query. I just got another mail server running using postfix and dovecot. Now I need to know if I can get the old email from the queue into the new system?