> SunOS 4.1.3, SPARC IPX
> I've installed sendmail 8.7.5 and I know that the default mail directory
> for this version is /var/mail, so maybe this is the reason why sendmail
> can't create mailboxes, but i'm not sure.
> I.E. I have an account test. 'ls /var/spool/mail' doesn't list test's
> mailbox. If i send an e-mail to this account, the daemon simply says: can
> append to test.... and test can't receive any mail.
> If i do
> 'touch /var/spool/mail/test'
> 'chown test /var/spool/mail/test
> test now can receive e-mail....
> useful data:
> -rwsr-xr-x 1 root 385024 Aug 7 11:25 /usr/lib/sendmail
> sendmail is started with this command line:
> /usr/lib/sendmail -bd -q1h
/var/spol/mail didn't have the right permissions.
The right permissions are 1777, that's
drwxrwxrwt 3 root mail 512 Aug 16 15:40 mail
Richard Pieri (the first one with the right answer -but not the only one-)
Lisa Lopshire (Thanx for the aditional information)
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