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Re: Postfix / Dovecot



Ankush Grover wrote:


On 9/5/05, *M. Lewis* <_fedoralist_ cajuninc com <http://cajuninc.com>> wrote:

    M. Lewis wrote:
     > Stuart Sears wrote:
     >
     >> M. Lewis enlightened us with the following gems on 09/04/2005
    09:36 PM:
     >>
     >>> (Related to '[FC4] Thunderbird Inbox gone')
     >>>
     >>> Would someone who is running Postfix and Dovecot please tell me the
     >>> perms on the files in /var/spool/mail/.
     >>>
     >>> I question whether my perms are correct based on an old backup.
     >>>
     >>> Thanks,
     >>> Mike
     >>>
     >>
     >> drwxrwxr-x  2 root mail 4096 May 20 08:31 /var/spool/mail
     >> /var/spool/mail/<user>:
     >> -rw-rw----  1 <user>    mail      0 Apr 29 16:38 <user>
     >>
     >> Stuart
     >
     >
     > Thanks Stuart.
     >
     > That's what my old backups show. My current perms are:
     >
     >  > -rw-------  1 <user>    mail      0 Apr 29 16:38 <user>
     >
     > How they got changed is certainly a mystery. Not sure that will solve
     > the problem, but will give it a try. Thanks.
     >
     > M
     >
     >
    I changed the perms to match yours. Still no 'new' mail being received.
    Although I can see it coming into the /var/spool/mail/<user>

    M

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check the logs

tail -f /var/log/maillog

and see whether there are any error logs .

Regards

Ankush Grover




Thanks Ankush, the problem turned out to be mostly selinux. See the thread '[FC4] Thunderbird Inbox gone [solved]'


M


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