[solved] SA bayes not working / autolearn inactive?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 16:56:55 IST 2006

On 23/08/06, Daniel Maher <daniel.maher at ubisoft.com> wrote:
> Thanks to everybody for your suggestions.
> I stopped MailScanner, and went through the directory tree manually, picking it over with a fine-toothed comb (as it were).  I found that the parent directory of the bayes data directory did not have it's execute bit set for the group - only for the user.
> On the functioning mail servers, this group x bit was set.  Voila.
> After making this change and re-starting MailScanner, SpamAssassin is now happily reading from and writing to the bayes database, and autolearn is active.
> Sometimes the best solutions are the most simple. :P
Glad you found it. Obviously, I'm a slow typer today:-):-)
-- Glenn
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