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Re: Exim4 won't send mail - what does this error message mean?



On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 02:55:13PM +0100, 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 <= ac@acampbell.org.uk U=ac P=local
> S=603 id=20031021134702.GA1049@acampbell.org.uk
> 
> 
> 2003-10-21 14:47:02 1ABwqk-0000H3-Fu == ac@acampbell.org.uk
> R=userforward defer (-1): bad mode (0100664) for /home/ac/.forward: 020
> bit(s) unexpected

Have you tried changing permissions on your .forward file?

> 
> Can anyone suggest what is wrong here?
> 
> Anthony
> 
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