At 10:08 PM 7/30/2008, Andy Christianson wrote:
> At 05:45 PM 7/30/2008, Andy Christianson wrote:
> > Check perms on /var/mail that it is set to 775
> > -Derek
> /var/mail is at 775, so that's not it...
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]$ stat /var/mail
> 89 47105 drwxrwxr-x 2 root mail 188185 512 "Jul 30 03:01:51 2008" "Jul 30
> 16:35:18 2008" "Jul 30 16:35:18 2008" "Feb 24 12:49:40 2008" 4096 4 0
> I would kick up the logging on sendmail to see better what is going on and
> where the failure really is. You can add:
> -O LogLevel=80
> To your sendmail options in /etc/rc.conf
> Since root can send mail but regular users cannot, it sounds like a
> permission problem somewhere.
It turns out that FreeBSD wasn't happy with its host name. I changed it to a
host name that resolves properly, and sendmail began to work as expected.
Thanks for looking at this.
Sendmail is VERY dns dependent as you found out. Glad all is working fine.
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