Small Permission Problem

Ed Bruce ebruce at HPMICH.COM
Mon Sep 19 14:00:09 IST 2005

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Gerry Doris wrote:

>Over the weekend I upgraded SpamAssassin and MailWatch.  Everything
>seems to be working properly except for my old permission problem.
>The permissions on the Bayes files are all root.apache except for
>bayes_journal.  This file is root.root.  When I attempt to use MailWatch
>to make changes to an email I end up with an error message that it was
>unable to read bayes_journal.
>I've tried manually changing the permissions back to root.apache but
>that only solves the problem temporary.  It's soon set back to
>How can I fix this permanently???
I'm trying to remember what I did. I believe all I did was change 
spam.assassin.prefs.conf to:

bayes_path           /etc/MailScanner/bayes/bayes
bayes_file_mode   0660

I then manually set  bayes_journal to 660 and postfix.apache, all the 
other files in that directory are root.apache. I don't remember doing 
anything else???

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