On Fri, 2003-06-06 at 01:39, Tom Walsh wrote:
> I have patched my qmail to use the qmail-smtpd-chkusr functionality (on rcpt
> to: check to see if a user exists on the mail server and if the user doesn't
> send a 550).
> I have tested the functionality of qmail-smtpd (compiled with this patch and
> a couple others) and it works when I run it from the command line.
> My problem is when I run it from the tcpserver/supervise script the
> functionality doesn't work.
They need som changes, see below.
> I have managed to get it working by altering the -u and -g on the tcpserver
> command line to be root.

> When I do that it works flawlessly. It also works
> if I set the uid to root and set the gid to qmaild.

> My question (and I suppose directed at tonix):
> How can I get this to run with the proper user and group permissions of
> qmaild?

Read this carefully and you are set.

> Here are some of the details of my installation.
> /usr/bin/id -g qmaild
> 81
> cat /etc/group |grep 81
> qnofiles:*:81:
> ./supervise/smtp/run
> #!/bin/sh
> PATH=/var/qmail/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin
> export PATH
# Get rid of this four lines
> ##QMAILUID=`/usr/bin/id -u qmaild`
> ##NOFILESGID=`/usr/bin/id -g qmaild`

# Use these ones instead to be able to access the vopmail databases.
# Run as the uid and gid of the vpopmail user.
QMAILUID=`/usr/bin/id -u vpopmail`
NOFILESGID=`/usr/bin/id -g vpopmail`

> exec softlimit -m 8000000 tcpserver -v -c 384 -p -R -x
> /usr/home/vpopmail/etc/tcp.smtp.cdb -u $QMAILUID -g $NOFILESGID 0 25
> rblsmtpd -b -r relays.osirusoft.com -r relays.ordb.org fixcrio qmail-smtpd
> mail.ala.net /usr/home/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw /usr/bin/true 2>&1
> permissions on qmail-smtpd:
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root    qmail  128528 Jun  5 16:26 qmail-smtpd
chown 6555 /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd

> I am assuming it has something to do with the setuid that the patch does,
> but I am unsure.
> Any pointers?
follow the comments above and you should be set.

> Tom Walsh
> Network Admin
> http://www.ala.net/

Lars Gustafson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
i3 micro technology ab

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