Question to Postfix users

Dhawal Doshy dhawal at NETMAGICSOLUTIONS.COM
Sat Oct 29 17:25:07 IST 2005

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Julian Field wrote:
> Dhawal Doshy wrote:
>>Julian Field wrote:
>>>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
> But if you are using postfix, and "Run As User = postfix" then how does 
> it write into your quarantine? What do you have as "Run As User"?

Yes, it is postfix for both User and Group, the install doc asks you to 
do that (iirc)..

[root at mx1 ~]# grep "^Run As" /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
Run As User = postfix
Run As Group = postfix

- dhawal

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