[Dovecot] Dovecot DELIVER

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Wed May 16 14:58:18 EEST 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 14:53 +0300, Timo Sirainen wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 06:58 -0400, Bruce Bodger wrote:
> > May 16 06:29:56 G518X2 deliver(bb): file_lock_dotlock() failed with  
> > mbox file /var/mail/bb: Permission denied
> See http://wiki.dovecot.org/MailLocation/Mbox#dotlocks

Hmm. Actually with deliver the mail_extra_groups doesn't work. So I
think you have two possibilities:

1. Set /var/mail sticky
2. Don't use dotlocks (but if you use other programs to access the
mboxes make sure they don't break)

> Dovecot user is member of mail group.

Don't do that. http://wiki.dovecot.org/UserIds

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