[rt-users] Daemon user conflict
jesse at fsck.com
Fri Oct 13 11:46:11 EDT 2000
Sounds like rt-mailgate has lost it's setuid bit.
On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 11:39:37AM -0400, Daniel Yacob wrote:
> I've just joined the list and am afraid I might me covering old territory
> here. Can someone direct me to list archives please? I did go thru
> the FAQ before composing this message, and didn't find it included there.
> I've encountered a problem when replying to a message sent by any of the
> rt aliases I've created. It appears to be a permission conflict between
> sendmail and rt.
> Relevant Software:
> RT 1.0.4
> Debian 2.2
> Perl 5.005_03
> Sendmail 8.9.3-21
> The error:
> ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> |"/home/rt/bin/rt-mailgate general correspond"
> (expanded from: <rt-ethiolink at geez.org>)
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> Could not create dir /home/rt/transactions/2000/Oct: Permission denied
> 554 |"/home/rt/bin/rt-mailgate general correspond"... unknown mailer error 13
> I did check the FAQ which contained another a similar question but more
> to do with smrsh not allowing rt-mailgate to be run at all. In this
> case rt-mailgate appears to run but gets a permission problem trying
> to create the "Oct" directory. The Oct directory is already there in
> fact so I'm surprised it is trying to create it in the first place.
> I move my Oct directory to Oct-bak and resent the message, this time it
> was fine but the directory was then owned by "daemon" which is the userid
> that sendmail runs as.
> Afterward running thru webrt didn't work. Before I go and simply make
> everything world readable and writable under my transactions directory,
> what can readers here recommend?
> any help appreciated,
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> rt-users at lists.fsck.com
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