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Re: [SLE] Question about SpamAssassin permissions
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2005 01:11:50 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503250106460.12073@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Thursday 2005-03-24 at 14:02 -0800, Drew J. Como wrote:

> I reviewing my SpamAssassin settings, I have found the
> SA was still running as root. I have since changed
> this to run as 'spamd', however I am getting the
> following errors within my /var/log/mail log:

How exactly are you calling SA?

> Mar 24 16:48:21 mailserver spamd[17090]: Creating
> default_prefs [/root/.spamassassin/user_prefs]

If I remember correctly, spamd will try to use the home directory of the
user calling spamc, not spamd.

> (added to /etc/procmailrc)
> #:0fw
> #| /usr/bin/spamc -u spamd

Aha. root. Bingo. It must use root files...

> Can anyone offer any assistance on this?

Read again docus of spamc/spamd.

Carlos Robinson

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