Sendmail problem.. please help !!!

Sendmail problem.. please help !!!

Post by Betsy Abre » Fri, 11 Jul 1997 04:00:00

Hi all

        I'm trying to install SendMail8.8.6 in a machine with OpenServer 5.0.2
. During compilation doesn't had any error messages but after
instalation when i'd tried to made  "telnet 0 25" the following message
was the answer:

#telnet 0 25
Trying 0.0.0...
Connected to 0
Escape character is '^]'.
220 Sendmail8.8.6 ready at Thu , 10 Jul 97 15:03 EDT

dbm map Alias0: unsafe map file /usr/lib/mail/aliases: Permision denied
221 closing connection

The same message appear when i'm trying to send any messages to my
machine. I check the permision of /usr/lib/aliases and any problem seems
to me. Coul anybody give me some idea, please




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