Re: [exim] exam can't read my private key file

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Author: Ted Cooper
To: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] exam can't read my private key file
On 25/03/12 19:49, Iain Houston wrote:
> drwx--x--- 2 root ssl-cert 4096 2012-03-25 10:11 private/

Only user "root" and group "ssl-cert" can open this directory to read
the contents of the folder.

All directories in a tree must be readable/executable to the effective
user or group for that user to be able to access the leaf.

Once executed, Exim drops privs to run as a non-privileged user -
usually exim or exim4-something and as such does not fit the criteria of
the users able to read the keys.