Hello Jonas, Thanks for all the help. I just symlinked /home/vpopmail/etc/tcp.smtp.cdb /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb and everything works fine.
Thanks again....:) Trevor On Tue, 2003-02-11 at 19:37, Jonas Pasche wrote: > Hi Trevor, > > first of all, please read: > > http://jonaspasche.de/common-errors/bad-thread-start > > > I have an issue where in /home/vpopmail/etc/open-smtp gets created but > > ~/vpopmail/etc/tcp.smtp.cdb doesn't get created at all. > > Please show us your full ./configure line. > > > drwxr-xr-x 2 vpopmail vchkpw 112 Feb 6 15:07 . > > drwxr-xr-x 8 root root 192 Feb 5 19:17 .. > > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 54 Feb 6 15:07 open-smtp > > -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 5 19:19 open-smtp.lock > > The configure script tries to find: > > 1) "$vpopmaildir"/etc/tcp.smtp > 2) /etc/tcp.smtp > 3) /etc/tcprules.d/qmail-smtpd > > As it didn't find 1), it took /etc/tcp.smtp which (I guess, but you can > check it) exists. > > [...] > > /usr/local/bin/tcpserver -v -R -l 0 -x /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb -c > [...] > > So you're actively _using_ /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb, why are you waiting for > ~vpopmail/tcp.smtp.cdb? > > > [trevor@linmail qmail-smtpd]$ cat ../qmail-pop3d/run > > #!/bin/bash > > exec /usr/local/bin/softlimit -m 2000000 \ > > /usr/local/bin/tcpserver -v -R -H -l 0 0 110 > > /var/qmail/bin/qmail-popup \ > > FQDN /home/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw /var/qmail/bin/qmail-pop3d Maildir > > -x /etc/tcp.smtp 2>&1 > > Who gave you that script? It's wrong. > > 1) "-x" is an argument for tcpserver. You entered it as an argument for > qmail-pop3d. Remove it. > > 2) "-x" expects a cdb file (tcp.smtp.cdb), not a text file (tcp.smtp). > > 3) qmail-pop3d doesn't need that file at all. > > 4) "FQDN" should have been replaced with your fully-qualified hostname. > > > Though in the above scripts i am forcing updation of > > /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb.... > > No, you don't. What makes you think you do? > > > While compiling i have even specified at the CLI the path to the > > tcp.smtp.cdb file....but neither the /etc nor the ~/vpopmail/etc/*.cdb > > files are getting created/updated. > > Again, don't tell us the interpretation of what you did; show us your > full ./configure line. And fix your startup scripts. After that, we can > go further. > > > Am in quite a fix......seems to be a very trivial issue but is really > > nagging me as i have to push our organisations mail server into > > production state. > > If you're in a hurry, http://qmail.org/top.html#paidsup lists some > companies that do commercial support. > > Jonas