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Re: exim mainlog question



On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 09:53:18AM -0300, Marcelo Chiapparini wrote:
| Hi!
| 
| in my /var/log/exim/mainlog file I have the following lines:
| 
| 2003-06-16 09:10:56 19Rsp6-0000AE-00 <= chiappa@uerj.br H=localhost 
| (nostromo) [127.0.0.1] P=esmtp S=925 id=20030616121056.GD368@nostromo.
| fis.uerj.br
| 2003-06-16 09:10:56 19Rsp6-0000AE-00 failed to open database lock file 
| /var/spool/exim/db/retry.lockfile: Permission denied (euid=8 egid=8)
| 2003-06-16 09:10:56 19Rsp6-0000AE-00 failed to open database lock file 
| /var/spool/exim/db/retry.lockfile: Permission denied (euid=8 egid=8)
| 2003-06-16 09:10:56 19Rsp6-0000AE-00 failed to open database lock file 
| /var/spool/exim/db/wait-remote_smtp.lockfile: Permission denied (euid=8 
| egid=8)
| 2003-06-16 09:10:56 19Rsp6-0000AE-00 => pos@if.uerj.br R=smarthost 
| T=remote_smtp H=uerj.br [152.92.1.10]
| 
| 
| what is the meaning of the "permission denied"lines?

The user exim is running as doesn't have permission to open those
files.

| are they normal?

No.

Delete those files (they're not essential anyways, they're just hints
for performance purposes) and exim will recreate them.

-D

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