How are you calling maildrop?  What's your filter file look like?  Could
it be something as simple as it's trying to deliver the email to the
wrong place?  Maybe a place where your user doesn't have permissions.


Charlie
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 1:20 PM
> To: vchkpw@inter7.com
> Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Problems with qmail/vpopmail/maildop
> 
> Thats what I did, was just letting you know I was using a 
> different group
> 
> > try to re-edit the ebuild and set the group to vpopmail
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: <vchkpw@inter7.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 3:00 PM
> > Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Problems with qmail/vpopmail/maildop
> >
> >
> >> Well, still no joy. Still getting the following in the 
> error logs and 
> >> I have used the local ebuild, as seen from maildrop 
> permissions. BTW 
> >> I have group vpopmail not vchkpw. This is making me go insane!!
> >>
> >>
> >> @4000000042c2fd140fb556e4 new msg 1109851
> >> @4000000042c2fd140fb70c64 info msg 1109851: bytes 1579 from 
> >> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> qp 4749 uid 210
> >> @4000000042c2fd141302e3d4 starting delivery 792: msg 
> 1109851 to local 
> >> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >> @4000000042c2fd141302eba4 status: local 1/10 remote 0/20 
> >> @4000000042c2fd141bd0f6cc delivery 792: deferral:
> >>
> > 
> maildrop:_error_writing_to_mailbox.//usr/bin/maildrop:_Unable_to_deliv
> > er_to_
> > mailbox./
> >>
> >> xen2 qmail-send # ls -la /usr/bin/maildrop -rws--x--x  1 root 
> >> vpopmail 167988 Jun 29 15:52 /usr/bin/maildrop
> >> xen2 qmail-send #
> >>
> >> > leave everything in the ebuild except you need to change 
> the gid to 
> >> > vchkpw, no promises but this is a big discrepency that might be 
> >> > causing it.
> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > From: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >> > To: <vchkpw@inter7.com>
> >> > Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 2:30 PM
> >> > Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Problems with qmail/vpopmail/maildop
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Chris,
> >> >>
> >> >> Thank you. I will look into that right now. Also what about the 
> >> >> restricted users setting?
> >> >>
> >> >> xen2 root # emerge maildrop -vp
> >> >>
> >> >> These are the packages that I would merge, in order:
> >> >>
> >> >> Calculating dependencies ...done!
> >> >> [ebuild   R   ] mail-filter/maildrop-1.8.0-r3  +berkdb 
> -debug +gdbm
> >> >> -ldap
> >> >> +mysql -postgres 0 kB
> >> >>
> >> >> Total size of downloads: 0 kB
> >> >> xen2 root #
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> > OH HERE'S THE PROBLEM
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --exec-prefix=/usr/local 
> >> >> > --enable-maildrop-u id=root --enable-maildrop-gid=vchkpw 
> >> >> > --enable-maildirquota look at the uid and the gid that i have 
> >> >> > verses what you have. you
> >> are
> >> >> > going
> >> >> > to have to change the ebuild, what I would recoment 
> is that you
> >> make
> >> > what
> >> >> > is
> >> >> > called an overlay.
> >> >> > insturctions here:
> >> >> http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Create_an_Updated_Ebuild
> >> >> >
> >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> > From: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >> >> > To: <vchkpw@inter7.com>
> >> >> > Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 2:07 PM
> >> >> > Subject: Re: [vchkpw] Problems with qmail/vpopmail/maildop
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >> Hi,
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> I complied maildrop from the ebuild. Nothing has 
> been compliled
> >> from
> >> > raw
> >> >> >> source. I have opened up the ebuild and checked the compile
> >> options.
> >> >> >> They
> >> >> >> are as follows:
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> ./configure
> >> >> >>     --prefix=/usr
> >> >> >>     --host=i686-pc-linux-gnu
> >> >> >>     --mandir=/usr/share/man
> >> >> >>     --infodir=/usr/share/info
> >> >> >>     --datadir=/usr/share
> >> >> >>     --sysconfdir=/etc
> >> >> >>     --localstatedir=/var/lib
> >> >> >>     --with-devel
> >> >> >>     --disable-tempdir
> >> >> >>     --enable-syslog=1
> >> >> >>     --enable-use-flock=1
> >> >> >>     --enable-maildirquota
> >> >> >>     --enable-use-dotlock=1
> >> >> >>     --enable-restrict-trusted=1
> >> >> >>     --enable-trusted-users=apache dspam root mail daemon
> >> postmaster
> >> >> >> qmaild
> >> >> >> mmdf vmail
> >> >> >>     --enable-maildrop-uid=root
> >> >> >>     --enable-maildrop-gid=mail
> >> >> >>     --with-default-maildrop=./.maildir/
> >> >> >>     --enable-sendmail=/usr/sbin/sendmail
> >> >>
> >>
> >   
> > 
> --cache-file=/var/tmp/portage/maildrop-1.8.0-r3/work/maildrop-1.8.0/co
> >> >> > nfiguring.cache
> >> >> >>      --with-db=gdbm
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> > The first question that comes to mind is, did you compile
> >> maildrop
> >> >> >> from
> >> >> >> > src
> >> >> >> > or did you let portage to it for you? the guide 
> you mentioned
> >> uses
> >> >> >> > ebuilds,
> >> >> >> > ebuilds that replace Maildir with .maildir in the source of
> >> >> courier,
> >> >> >> > vpopmail, and qmail. Maildrop from source might not know 
> >> >> >> > about
> > this
> >> >> >> > change.
> >> >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> >> > From: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >> >> >> > To: <vchkpw@inter7.com>
> >> >> >> > Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 1:41 PM
> >> >> >> > Subject: [vchkpw] Problems with qmail/vpopmail/maildop
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >> Hi,
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> I am having problems trying to get maildrop working in my 
> >> >> >> >> mail
> >> >> >> server.
> >> >> >> >> Have been using this configuration on a Redhat 
> box for over 
> >> >> >> >> a
> > year
> >> >> >> and
> >> >> >> >> recently moved to a Gentoo solution. Getting maildrop to 
> >> >> >> >> work
> >> is
> >> >> the
> >> >> >> >> only
> >> >> >> >> part that is failing.
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> To build the server, I have used the following gentoo
> >> >> documentation:
> >> >> >> >> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/qmail-howto.xml
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> Everything is running well but I get permission problems 
> >> >> >> >> when I
> >> >> try
> >> >> >> to
> >> >> >> >> introduce maildrop. I am getting the following 
> errors in the
> >> >> >> qmail-send
> >> >> >> >> logs:
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> @4000000042bdac521ae5d764 new msg 1109815
> >> >> >> >> @4000000042bdac521ae5e704 info msg 1109815: bytes 
> 1568 from 
> >> >> >> >> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> qp 2638 uid 210
> >> >> >> >> @4000000042bdac521d5d0954 starting delivery 4890: msg 
> >> >> >> >> 1109815
> >> to
> >> >> >> local
> >> >> >> >> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >> >> >> >> @4000000042bdac521d5dfb84 status: local 1/10 remote 0/20
> >> >> >> >> @4000000042bdac522a5dbdc4 delivery 4890: deferral:
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >
> > 
> maildrop:_error_writing_to_mailbox.//usr/bin/maildrop:_Unable_to_deliv
> > er_to_
> >> >> >> > mailbox./
> >> >> >> >> @4000000042bdac522a5dcd64 status: local 0/10 remote 0/20
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> I have checked the permissions of all the maildrop related
> >> files
> >> >> and
> >> >> > the
> >> >> >> >> maildir:
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> xen2 qmail-send # ls -la /usr/bin/maildrop
> >> >> >> >> -rwxr-x---  1 vpopmail mail 166816 May 18 19:25
> >> /usr/bin/maildrop
> >> >> >> >> xen2 qmail-send # ls -la /etc/maildrop/mailfilter
> >> >> >> >> -rw-------  1 vpopmail vpopmail 545 May 18 20:28 
> >> >> >> >> /etc/maildrop/mailfilter
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> This is my .qmail-default and corresponding mailfilter.
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> xen2 qmail-send # cat
> >> >> >> /var/vpopmail/domains/hippotje.com/.qmail-default
> >> >> >> >> |
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >> /usr/bin/maildrop /etc/maildrop/mailfilter
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> xen2 qmail-send # cat /etc/maildrop/mailfilter import EXT 
> >> >> >> >> import HOST import HOME MAX = 15 
> >> >> >> >> VHOME=`/var/vpopmail/bin/vuserinfo -d [EMAIL PROTECTED] VPOP="| 
> >> >> >> >> /var/vpopmail/bin/vdelivermail '' bounce-no-mailbox"
> >> >> >> >> JUNKFOLDER=".Spam"
> >> >> >> >> if ($VHOME)
> >> >> >> >> {
> >> >> >> >>    `test -d "$VHOME/.maildir/$JUNKFOLDER"`
> >> >> >> >>    if( $RETURNCODE != 1 )
> >> >> >> >>    {
> >> >> >> >>       if ( $SIZE < 262144 )
> >> >> >> >>       {
> >> >> >> >>          exception {
> >> >> >> >>             xfilter "/usr/bin/spamc -f -u [EMAIL PROTECTED]"
> >> >> >> >>          }
> >> >> >> >>       }
> >> >> >> >>    }
> >> >> >> >>    if (/^X-Spam-Flag: *YES/)
> >> >> >> >>    {
> >> >> >> >>       to "$VHOME/.maildir/$JUNKFOLDER/"
> >> >> >> >>    }
> >> >> >> >>    else
> >> >> >> >>    {
> >> >> >> >>       to "$VHOME/.maildir/"
> >> >> >> >>    }
> >> >> >> >> }
> >> >> >> >> else
> >> >> >> >> {
> >> >> >> >>    to $VPOP
> >> >> >> >> }
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> And finally -v output from maildrop.
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> xen2 root # maildrop -v
> >> >> >> >> maildrop 1.8.0 Copyright 1998-2004 Double Precision, Inc.
> >> >> >> >> GDBM extensions enabled.
> >> >> >> >> Courier Authentication Library extension enabled.
> >> >> >> >> Maildir quota extension enabled.
> >> >> >> >> This program is distributed under the terms of the GNU 
> >> >> >> >> General
> >> > Public
> >> >> >> >> License. See COPYING for additional information.
> >> >> >> >> xen2 root #
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> Does anybody have any advice? This is the key to 
> my complete
> >> mail
> >> >> >> >> server!!
> >> >> >> >> I don't know if this is maildrop or vpopmail or qmail 
> >> >> >> >> causing
> >> me
> >> >> the
> >> >> >> >> issue.
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> Kind regards,
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >> Dougal
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >> >
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >
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> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
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