Question to Postfix users

Dhawal Doshy dhawal at NETMAGICSOLUTIONS.COM
Sat Oct 29 16:51:28 IST 2005

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Julian Field wrote:
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> Do you always have your Incoming Work Dir and Quarantine Dir owned by 
> the postfix user?
> What about the postfix group as well?

Umm no, not for "Quarantine Dir" since i use mailwatch as well.

[root at mx1 ~]# ll /var/spool/MailScanner/
total 8
drwx------  14 postfix postfix 4096 Oct 29 19:20 incoming
drwxrwxr-x  18 root    apache  4096 Oct 29 04:03 quarantine

> I'm trying to make the init.d script better so that it sets the 
> ownership automatically for postfix users to make their installation 
> easier. I'm setting the ownership of the PID file too.

PID seems fine here.

[root at mx1 ~]# ll /var/run/
-rw-------  1 postfix postfix 6 Oct 29 19:18 /var/run/

- dhawal

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