!@%%## maildrop and postfix - temporary authentication failure
herbert.raimund at gmx.net
Thu Oct 9 06:59:08 UTC 2008
Is there anything in the instructions about the gid or uid? Maybe there
is something wrong. Just an idea..
On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 04:21:20PM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> I'm really about to throw this damn server through a closed window (or
> better yet a brick wall). I've searched high and low on google for a
> straight answer, and any references in mailing lists give an answer of
> read the INSTALL file (as if thats supposed to solve everything).
> I have virtual users for email in postfix, and I want to use maildrop to
> deliver to the virtual mailboxes. Problem is, when it does use maildrop
> it shows an error in the logs as the subject line says.
> I've tried everything, checked everything. That supposed magic solution
> in the INSTALL file says only ONE thing needs to be set to get it to
> work. Maildrop is owned by root and group is mail. The socket is rwx
> globally (all this is set by the port install). The executing user for
> pipe in postfix is vmail.
> I've installed the port with authlib and gdbm (even manually adjusted
> the makefile to ensure --enable-userdb). Nada.
> The generally consensus is that it should work out of the box- so what
> the hell am I doing wrong? Where should I be looking? Specifically: what
> is not authenticating? I can manually test maildrop ok. So wtf?
> You'll have to excuse my language here- I'm not sure how much hair I
> have left after working on this for several days...
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