Summary: Console error message

From: Wolfgang Schwurack <>
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 18:23:21 EDT
The problem was the permission on /etc/mail it did not have write for
the owner.I should have check the permission on the directories also.

thanks for everyones help

I have just set up a new Sun-Fire-280R with Solaris 8 on it. I keep
getting this error come across the screen

Aug  1 15:22:19 bert sendmail[330]: g6SDG9600860: SYSERR(root): dbm map
"Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases: Permission denied

Does anyone know what the problem may be? Below is the permission of the


-rw-r--r--   1 root     bin          1201 Jul 25 11:32 /etc/mail/aliases

Wolfgang Schwurack
Unix System Administrator
University of Utah/Utah Education Network
Tel: (801) 587-9444
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Received on Thu Aug 1 18:25:31 2002

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