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Old 11-06-2001
mail problem !!


Below a try to send an email to a local user can be seen. I can NOT send e-mail anywhere, but I receive email perfectly.


isgsi01(root)10: mail aris < /home/aris/mail2send
dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases: No such file or directory


..... but the file 'aliases' is there


isgsi01(root)11: cd /etc/mail
isgsi01.(root)12: ls -l
-rw-r--r-- 1 root bin 1195 Oct 8 10:22 aliases
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 40960 Sep 28 18:55 aliases.db.orig
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 1201 Sep 6 12:22
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 1024 Sep 28 19:41 aliases.pag.tq
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 1195 Oct 8 09:40 aliases.tq
-rw-r--r-- 1 bin bin 234496 Oct 9 09:29 Mail.rc
-rw-r--r-- 1 bin bin 1829 Mar 19 2001 mailx.rc
-r--r--r-- 1 bin bin 27781 Mar 19 2001
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 470016 Oct 9 09:32 problem.mail
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 28492 Oct 5 08:24
-r--r--r-- 1 root other 28492 Oct 3 11:51
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 27567 May 1 2001
-rw-r--r-- 1 root other 28491 Aug 31 11:03
-rw-r--r-- 1 bin bin 851 Nov 6 10:42
-rw-r--r-- 1 root bin 4911 Sep 1 1998 sendmail.hf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 32 Oct 9 14:21
-r--r--r-- 1 bin bin 28407 Mar 19 2001

...and the resolv.conf file is fine.

can anyone help please?
# 2  
Old 11-06-2001
Like I said the first time, it has to do with your permission in that directory. See this link (found with <a href="">Google</a> in about 30 seconds) for more information:
# 3  
Old 11-06-2001
Thanks a lot LivinFree, that is useful.
# 4  
Old 11-06-2001
re: mail problem

What is the mailing server you are using ?


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