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bjt at aa.usno.navy.mil
Thu Sep 13 19:33:12 UTC 2001
I now get this error message:
inews failed: Warning What server? -- Article will be spooled.
In my /etc/aliases file, I have
helptest: "|/usr/local/news/bin/mailpost -d local usno.aa.test"
I have issued the 'newaliases' command. I am using inn 2.3.2.
Thus spz at serpens.de (S.P.Zeidler) wrote:
> Thus wrote Bill Tangren (bjt at aa.usno.navy.mil):
> > inews failed: sh: /usr/local/news/bin/inews: Permission denied
> > After looking at some archived posts to this list serv, I think this is caused by
> > not having a flag "--enable-setgid-inews" set on ./configure of inn. Is this true? Will
> > this fix the problem?
> I suspect the user that mailpost runs at (and thus tries to start inews)
> is nobody rather than root or anything group news. So try a chmod 2711
> on inews.
> spz at serpens.de (S.P.Zeidler)
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