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Hi Friends, Sendmail shows a strange warning when i do sendmail restart Code: root@sourceforge-Infy:/var/www# sh /etc/init.d/sendmail restart Restarting Transport Agent: sendmail/etc/mail/sendmail.cf: WARNING: dangerous write permissions . root@sourceforge-Infy:/var/www# could you tell ...
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    Question sendmail problem


    Hi Friends,

    Sendmail shows a strange warning when i do sendmail restart
    Code:
    root@sourceforge-Infy:/var/www# sh /etc/init.d/sendmail restart
    Restarting Transport Agent: sendmail/etc/mail/sendmail.cf: WARNING: dangerous write permissions
    .
    root@sourceforge-Infy:/var/www#

    could you tell me what warning is this and how to fix it?

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    Probably world-writable sendmail.cf or something. Do a long listing of /etc/mail/sendmail.cf (ls -l /etc/mail/sendmail.cf)

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