On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 09:55, Anthony Campbell wrote: > I'm getting serious trouble with exim4. > > A lot of mail, incoming and outgoing, just sits in /var/log/exim4/input > indefinitely. This includes even messages I email to myself. > > However, some things do go out (including this, if it reaches the list). > > The relevant lines in /var/log/messages/exim4/mainlog read as follows: > > 2003-10-21 14:47:02 1ABwqk-0000H3-Fu <= email@example.com U=ac P=local > S=603 id=20031021134702.GA1049@acampbell.org.uk > > > 2003-10-21 14:47:02 1ABwqk-0000H3-Fu == firstname.lastname@example.org > R=userforward defer (-1): bad mode (0100664) for /home/ac/.forward: 020 > bit(s) unexpected > > Can anyone suggest what is wrong here? > Yes, the files mode is incorrect. usually it should be 0600, from the looks of it, it appears to be 0620 I am guessing you know how to fix that. -- greg, email@example.com REMEMBER ED CURRY! http://www.iwethey.org/ed_curry Your hair is reminiscent of a digesting yak.
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