MailScanner & CentOS5/Sendmail
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Fri May 16 07:02:13 IST 2008
Gerard Cleary <gcle <at> smcaus.com.au> writes:
> Our system uses Centos 4.5 and Sendmail.
> /var/spool/mqueue has modes 700 and ownership root.mail
> /var/spool/mqueue.in has modes 700 and ownership root.root
After looking at MailScanner.conf again, I realized my mistake. I had set "Run
As User" and "Run As Group" to "mail". Didn't even see the "(not normally used
for sendmail)" bit a couple of lines up. After unsetting them, everything is
After sending a few test emails, I noticed that MailScanner/sendmail doesn't
reject unknown users at the SMTP stage but rather it accepts the email for
delivery and then a DSN is generated afterwards.
How do you get sendmail to reject at the SMTP stage like postfix does with
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