I use the Maildir/ format and want to use maildrop for autoreply.
I get the example from man maildropex and created the neccessary
files with neccessary permissions. So, the files (with permissions) are:
vacation.msg - 600
vacation.lst - 600
vacation.lock - 600
maildrop has setgid with the group mail and owned by the root. The MTA
is postfix (of course). Postfix log tells me that the status is deferred and
it's a temporary failure, Command output /usr/bin/maildrop: Unable to create
dot-lock. So I think the problem is that the maildrop runs as mail user (
or lower privileges) and the home directories have the permissions
700. And the maildrop doesn't change UID (which is expectable behaviour).
Anybody has ideas? I don't want to change home directories' permissions.
Maybe the postfix restricts the execution? I don't think because local
gives the waked up process from .forward the default_privs (nobody) if
it wants to run as root. Or am I wrong?
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