Cant create output suspicious file bav.rc

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sapeksh
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Cant create output suspicious file bav.rc

Post by sapeksh » Thu Nov 20, 2008 1:28 pm

Hi all,

I'm receiving the following error when i send a test mail from a gmail account to my bounce address (domain name and mail address changed):

Nov 20 17:40:25 abc sendmail[3653]: mAKCANav003653: from=<mmmm@gmail.com>, size=1947, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<7cc3220e0811200421w75c62e58we8dc195c3270ae56@mail.gmail.com>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=yx-out-1718.google.com [74.125.44.152]
Nov 20 17:40:25 abc procmail[3656]: Suspicious rcfile "/home/openemm/conf/bav/bav.rc"
Nov 20 17:40:25 abc sendmail[3655]: mAKCANav003653: to=<bounceaddress@bounce.mydomain.com>, delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=procmail, pri=121947, relay=/home/openemm/conf/bav/bav.rc, dsn=5.0.0, stat=Can't create output
Nov 20 17:40:25 abc sendmail[3655]: mAKCANav003653: mAKCAPav003655: DSN: Can't create output
Nov 20 17:40:27 abc sendmail[3655]: mAKCAPav003655: to=<mmmm@gmail.com>, delay=00:00:02, xdelay=00:00:02, mailer=esmtp, pri=33198, relay=gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com. [209.85.143.27], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (OK 1227183689 u8si593933tia.8)

Any pointers will be appreciated.

StephenP
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Answer!

Post by StephenP » Tue Mar 03, 2009 10:57 pm

Change the permissions on /home/openemm/conf/bav/bav.rc

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-rw-r----- 1 root    root    1423 Sep  3 07:07 bav.rc
Sendmail runs as setuid root, and procmail bitches heartily if the permissions on that file aren't right.

Make THAT error go away anyway.

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