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Just because of Warning?2- Any solution? :)Thanks guys!Martin. All rights reserved. Drops out when machines begin install development ide. df -g | mailx -s "Test Mail" [email protected] But using only user name its throwing error: df -g | mailx -s "Test Mail" user I have edited /etc/aliases to make an http://skimwp.org/cannot-create/cannot-create-database-for-alias-file-etc-mail-aliases.php

Thanks Remove advertisements Sponsored Links guest100 View Public Profile Visit guest100's homepage! Make sure /etc is NOT world writable - same with /var. message replied Mar 14, 2007 I changed /etc to 755 and I still get the same errors. eserver and other IBM related questions are also on topic.

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Getting dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/alias Hello, On my AIX 7.1 server we see a few sendmail related issues in the log. Full text and rfc822 format available. Forum Operations by The UNIX and Linux Forums Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki. WARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/mail/aliases Cannot create database for alias file /etc/mail/aliases: A system call received a parameter that is not valid.

Watson Product Search Search None of the above, continue with my search Sendmail fails with error "hash map Alias0: missing map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: World writable directory" ProblemDeterminationDocument Technote (FAQ) Question Sendmail I can send email out fine but when I check my port 110 is not open. Cc: hash map "Alias0": missing map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: World writable directory dbm map "Alias0": missing map file /etc/mail/aliases: A file or directory in the path name does not exist. https://www.redhat.com/archives/rhl-list/2006-November/msg00446.html Solve problems - It's Free Create your account in seconds E-mail address is taken If this is your account,sign in here Email address Username Between 5 and 30 characters.

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hash map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: Permission denied WARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/mail/aliases Cannot create database for alias file /etc/mail/aliases Start sendmail now? (Y/n) Mar 25 18:08:25 eden-hda7 sendmail[5695]: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/aix-43/sendmail-permission-issues-getting-dbm-map-alias0-unsafe-map-file-etc-mail-alias-4175513612/ Find all posts by Neo #5 10-26-2001 guest100 Banned Join Date: Oct 2001 Last Activity: 9 May 2006, 9:51 AM EDT Location: London, UK Posts: 146 Thanks: 0 Cause This is a permissions problem on one of the system files or directories (most probably / or /etc) Answer Check and correct the following permissions on your system: drwxr-xr-x Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search

I appreciate all of the great answers, it's just the new version of sendmail has some new rules to abide by. this contact form RE: Sendmail issues with aliases hirschaj (MIS) 11 Aug 05 11:23 What do your permissions on the /etc/mail directory look like? Please post beginner questions to learn unix and learn linux in this forum UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Tag Search Advanced Search Unanswered By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

dbm map "Alias0": missing map file /etc/mail/aliases: A file or directory in the path name does not exist. Then try #sendmail -biBy the way / , /var , /var/spool by default it should be 755. Posting Guidelines Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.Tek-Tips Posting Policies Jobs Jobs from Indeed What: Where: jobs by Link To This Forum! have a peek here What's the output of Code: ls -la /etc/mail ?

Oh well nv-78 takes a step backwards again dropping out of install at 84-87% on two of my machines. drwxr-xr-x 38 root sys 4608 Jan 16 11:25 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 root bin 1168 Jan 16 10:31 aliases -rw-r--r-- 1 root smmsp 40960 Nov 16 2004 aliases.db -rw-r--r-- 1 root bin Having a problem logging in?

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Talk With Other Members Be Notified Of ResponsesTo Your Posts Keyword Search One-Click Access To YourFavorite Forums Automated SignaturesOn Your Posts Best Of All, It's Free! Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. When I attempt to use the "newaliases" command, I get the following error: /etc/mail# newaliases hash map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: Permission denied dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases: If you are operating a POP3 server process normally listens on port 110.

Thanks alot Neo guest100 View Public Profile Visit guest100's homepage! It must be: drwxr-xr-x 12 root staff 3072 Nov 20 10:47 /etc/drwxr-xr-x 4 root staff 1024 Dec 21 16:40 /etc/mail/i.e., the directory must be owned by root and not writable by deliverable: mailer smtp, host mail-relay, user [email protected] This also happens for "root"... # sendmail -bv root hash map "Alias0": unsafe map file /etc/mail/aliases.db: Permission denied dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file Check This Out exxoid View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by exxoid 08-05-2014, 03:06 PM #2 exxoid LQ Newbie Registered: Mar 2009 Location:

NOTE, things are still working I can send mail from the server no problem.. I still can send email out to the outside world, any ideas at all please guys? The try running newaliases to see if that fixes up your alias file. bidevi New Member While trying to install sendmail-8.14.1 on Debian Etch according to the instructions on this web page http://www.howtoforge.com/howto_sendmail_smtp_auth_tls in the part named: "Finally we have to create some files:"