On 8/10/2017 2:46 PM, Michael Fox wrote:
> I'm configuring master.cf to add amavisd-new.  The amavisd-new documentation
> (/usr/share/doc/amavisd-new/README.postfix.html) differs from the default
> master.cf file regarding the chroot setting for the cleanup (and
> pre-cleanup) service.  I presume that the amavisd-new documentation is in
> error and that I should go with the chroot setting that's in the default
> master.cf.  But I don't know enough about the implications of one vs. the
> other to be sure.
> Specifically, I have three questions:
> 1) Section 4.2.1 of the above web page shows adding a pre-cleanup service
> with chroot=n.  But the default master.cf has the cleanup service configured
> with chroot=y.  Should I use the same chroot=y setting for the pre-cleanup
> service?  
> 2) Section 4.2.2 of the above web page shows modifying the existing cleanup
> service to add some "-o" options.  But it shows the cleanup service with
> chroot=n.  Should I leave chroot=y for the cleanup service?
> 3) The above web page also shows the new "amavisfeed" and ""
> services with chroot=n.  But similar services in master.cf have chroot=y.
> Should these two new services also use chroot=y?
> Thanks in advance,
> Michael

The default master.cf as distributed by postfix has all services as
chroot "n", and that is the recommended setting.

  -- Noel Jones

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