Postfix problem

Martin Smith martinsm at
Sat May 27 12:49:45 BST 2000

On Sat, 27 May 2000, Neil Ford wrote:

> Hopefully someone can shed some light on this for me....
> I have today rebuilt my workstation with 4.0 (having trashed RH 6.2).  I'm 
> trying to get Postfix working with Fetchmail/Procmail.  All have been
> installed from the ports collection.
> Running Fetchmail using a previously working .fetchmailrc produces the
> following log entries;
> May 27 10:51:48 carrot postfix/smtpd[23213]: fatal: connect #11 to subsystem pri
> vate/cleanup: Permission denied
> May 27 10:51:49 carrot postfix/master[210]: warning: process /usr/local/libexec/
> postfix/smtpd pid 23213 exit status 1
> May 27 10:51:49 carrot postfix/master[210]: warning: /usr/local/libexec/postfix/
> smtpd: bad command startup -- throttling
> Any and all suggestions gratefully received.  Deleting the package and
> installing from source *is* an option if that is thought to be best.
yes I think it is best to install postfix from the ports, it then creates
all the necessary users, and you have to reboot for it to make all the
necessary directories, dont forget make replace

Martin Smith

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