Re: [exim] failed to stat /opt/mail/

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Author: Philip Hazel
To: Peter Farmer
CC: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] failed to stat /opt/mail/
On Wed, 7 Mar 2007, Peter Farmer wrote:

> So the permissions look fine, and as I said in the first email, the
> spamtrap users Maildir gets 10+ mails a minute delivered to it 24x7.

Yes, but deliveries run "as the user"; you were getting a RCPT
rejection. That happens during message reception when Exim is running as
the exim user - not as the delivery user - that is why I wondered about
the permissions.

> Having looked into the aliases which generate this error, some of them
> where listed twice in the aliases table in the mysql database, I've
> removed them all and re-added them, and then tested them all again and
> they now appear to work correctly......

Glad you've fixed it.

Philip Hazel            University of Cambridge Computing Service
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