Newbie help Pls

Aaron Jackson ajackson at
Tue Sep 26 18:41:05 UTC 2000

Looks like a sendmail problem.  You can either stop using smrsh or make
smrsh execute mailpost.  Look at:

for info.

Balaji Srinivasan wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have just taken over as Unix Admin in a place where there is a
> RHLinux6.0 server that's running news services. When a mail is net to a
> newsgroup it gives the following err msg. Please help me in solving this
> problem as I'm new to this area.
>    ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> "|/usr/bin/mailpost qan-checkins"
>     (expanded from: <qan-checkins at>)
>    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> sh: mailpost not available for sendmail programs
> 554 "|/usr/bin/mailpost qan-checkins"... Service unavailable
> Thanks,
> Balaji.

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