Bayes dir permissions

Terran Wright wright at CYBERVALE.COM
Tue Oct 26 19:21:00 IST 2004

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running Postfix+MS+SA3
what are the correct permissions for the bayes dir and files
I get the following error when I try to update rules_dujour:
Lint output: Cannot open bayes databases /etc/MailScanner/bayes/bayes_*
R/O: tie failed:
Cannot open bayes databases /etc/MailScanner/bayes/bayes_* R/O: tie
Failed to run DNS_FROM_AHBL_RHSBL RBL SpamAssassin test, skipping:
        (Can't call method "bgsend" on an undefined value at
/usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/Mail/SpamAssassin/ line 112.
I've seen in the archives where two approaches are suggested. One to
create a bayes group and add apache and postfix to the group and the one
I cannot see the idea in adding both postfix and apache to your 'bayes'
group, since postfix already owns the files!

Instead you could have done:

chown postfix.apache bayes_*
chmod 660 bayes_*
Which is the best? currently permission is:  
-rw-rw----    1 root     apache        144 Sep 23 11:54 bayes_journal
-rw-------    1 root     apache       8922 Sep 23 11:51 bayes.mutex
-rw-rw----    1 root     apache     184320 Sep 23 11:51 bayes_seen
-rw-rw----    1 root     apache    5255168 Sep 23 11:51 bayes_toks
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