I am attempting to configure sendmail to pass mail addressed to a particular
domain to maildrop.
maildrop is already installed and used with getmail to collect mail from a
number of pop accounts. It has been installed as user:vmail group:vmail.
This existing setup works fine.
I've added the following to the sendmail configuration:
and in /etc/mail/aliases
second-domain-tld: "| /usr/local/bin/maildrop -d [EMAIL PROTECTED]"
It looks as though it's ready to work except for this in /var/log/maillog:
Dec 25 17:05:19 maildrop: Cannot set my user or group id.
Presumably this is because maildrop wants to set itself to run as user:vmail
and the existing setup I have works as-is because getmail (which calls
maildrop) is configured to run as user:vmail in /etc/crontab.
Either I need to find a way to allow maildrop to change itself to user:vmail
when called from sendmail (which I don't know how to achieve) or I need to
change maildrop to run as (I'm guessing) user:root which if memory serves
was something that was suggested to be avoided.
What would be the best approach?
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