Try changing the user that the qmail-smtpd is running as to the
vpopmail:vchkpw user.
If your running roaming users, the system wont have permissions to read the
as qmaild.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Tom Williams [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
>Sent: Saturday, 22 November 2003 11:37 PM
>Subject: [vchkpw] Help needed with 5.7.1 rcpthosts problem
>Hi!  I've got Qmail 1.03 and Vpopmail 5.3.28 running on a 
>RedHat 9 Linux 
>box.  I've got several virtual hosts defined through Vpopmail.  I can 
>login via POP3 and read my mail, but I can't send any mail via SMTP 
>since I get the 5.7.1 error which indicates the domain isn't in the 
>rcpthosts file.
>My /var/qmail/control/rcpthosts file does contain all of my virtual 
>domains, so I don't get what the problem is.  I've got vpopmail 
>configured to support roaming users and my 
>and /home/vpopmail/etc/tcp-smtp files (including the .cdb file) are 
>[EMAIL PROTECTED] control]# cd /home/vpopmail/etc
>[EMAIL PROTECTED] etc]# dir -l
>total 20
>-rw-r--r--    1 vpopmail vchkpw         25 Oct 18 11:11 inc_deps
>-rw-r--r--    1 vpopmail vchkpw         48 Oct 18 11:11 lib_deps
>-rw-r--r--    1 root     root           57 Nov 21 19:47 open-smtp
>-rw-r--r--    1 root     root            0 Nov 21 19:47 open-smtp.lock
>-rw-r--r--    1 vpopmail vchkpw         73 Nov 21 00:46 tcp.smtp
>-rw-r--r--    1 root     root         2170 Nov 21 00:48 tcp.smtp.cdb
>I've got clearopensmtp scheduled to run hourly.
>I've been scouring mailing list archives, FAQs, and just about 
>else I could find to see if I could figure out what's going on.  I 
>_have_ discovered I'm getting these messages in my 
>/var/log/qmail/qmail-smtpd/current log:
>@400000003fbdd4ed23287ef4 tcpserver: fatal: unable to bind: address 
>already used
>So, I tried to figure out what was grabbing port 25, thus preventing 
>qmail-smtpd from grabbing that port.  What I've discovered is 
>for _some_ 
>strange reason, when the /service/qmail-smtpd/run script runs, 
>goes wrong and "tcpserver" becomes a zombie and holds on to port 25:
>6650 ?        S      0:00 [tcpserver]
>6684 ?        S      0:00 /usr/local/bin/tcpserver -l 
> -H -R 
>0 pop3 /var/qmail/bin/qmail-popup 
>/var/qmail/bin/qmail-pop3d Maildir
>[EMAIL PROTECTED] qmail-smtpd]# lsof -i :25
>tcpserver 6650 qmaild    3u  IPv4 404506       TCP *:smtp (LISTEN)
>[EMAIL PROTECTED] qmail-smtpd]#
>Here is my /server/qmail-smtpd/run file:
>QMAILDUID=`id -u qmaild`
>NOFILESGID=`id -g qmaild`
>export PATH="/var/qmail/bin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH"
>exec /usr/local/bin/softlimit -m 2000000 \
>/usr/local/bin/tcpserver -l -H -R -x 
>/home/vpopmail/etc/tcp.smtp.cdb \
>-u$QMAILDUID -g$NOFILESGID 0 smtp /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd 2>&1 > 
>[EMAIL PROTECTED] qmail-smtpd]#
>At this point, I'm totally stumped as to what could be wrong.  I can 
>send mail when connecting through a Courier IMAP 2.1.2 server that's 
>running (accessed via SquirrelMail) and I can receive messages 
>via POP3 
>but I just can't send messages from remote machines via SMTP.  I don't 
>know if this is related to Vpopmail or Qmail, so I'm starting here. 
>*Any* help that could be provided would be greatly appreciated. 
>Thanks in advance for your help! 

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