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Cancel Red Flag SubmittedThank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action. Stay logged in Sign up now! Message #15 received at [email protected] (full text, mbox, reply): From: Jeff Sheinberg To: Richard A Nelson Cc: Jeff Sheinberg , <[email protected]> Subject: Re: Bug#139935: sendmail: errors rebuilding aliases file By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. this contact form

SUMMARY: I'm getting this error: dbm map "Alias0": unsafe map file aliases Also running the command at the top of the article Code: /usr/lib/sendmail -bi -d44.4 might show you any permission srinath_s replied May 11, 2011 Hi mabeleira , Thanks for your explanation . To control as expected by sendmail : /usr/lib/sendmail -bi -d44.4 example : >ls -ld /etc drwxr-xr-x 38 root system 12288 May 11 14:17 /etc >/usr/lib/sendmail -bi -d44.4 safefile(/etc/mail/sendmail.cf, uid=0, gid=0, flags=6000, Sendmail checks /etc rights even /etc is not a basically sendmail directory. http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1010357

Last edited by exxoid; 08-05-2014 at 03:07 PM. I just executed newaliases, but a didn`t make any changes in aliases file. You're now being signed in. No spaces please The Profile Name is already in use Password Notify me of new activity in this group: Real Time Daily Never Keep me informed of the latest: White Papers

Just guessing that the hostname is not listed in the /etc/hosts file with the full domain attached to it. Password AIX This forum is for the discussion of IBM AIX. yes, it does exist!!, i dont know why this error!! nslookup my_host_name Server: ausdns01.srv.ibm.com Address: 9.0.7.1 ausdns01.srv.ibm.com can't find my_host_name:Non-existent host/domain host my_host_name --- does this show your fully qualified hostname?

SystemAdmin 110000D4XK 6902 Posts Re: send mail on Unix ‏2006-08-17T12:14:28Z This is the accepted answer. Sendmail really likes to have a good DNS server working with the proper A records as well. can i start it with the smit utility ? https://community.hpe.com/t5/Messaging/Sendmail-Alias0-missing-map-file-etc-mail-aliases/td-p/2566102 WARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/mail/aliases; reading text version /dead.letter...

There is also a mail log, and you can turn on mail debug in syslog.conf to see every message sent and related errors Log in to reply. SystemAdmin 110000D4XK 6902 Posts Re: send mail on Unix ‏2006-08-18T15:24:29Z This is the accepted answer. Full text and rfc822 format available. Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

Or do I get negative numbers for posting my own answer? 0 Kudos Reply Ralf Hildebrandt Valued Contributor [Founder] Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Highlight Print http://www.unix.com/aix/135700-problems-sendmail-aix.html Saved message in /dead.letter so i suppose that i have to configure $j with something in the sendmail.cf ? This is the accepted answer. can i start it with the smit utility ?

However, following the documentation and FAQs at sendmail.org, I ran:chmod go-w / /etc /etc/mail /usr /var /var/spool /var/spool/mqueuechown root chmod go-w / /etc /etc/mail /usr /var /var/spool /var/spool/mqueueand the alias file http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/cannot-open-msn-mail.html Romeo Ninov replied May 11, 2011 Why you make this change of /etc Top Best Answer 0 Mark this reply as the best answer?(Choose carefully, this can't be changed) Yes | In the past you could not get sendmail to work without DNS, but it may be possible now. The same is true of all those other directories.

Set up DNS and all of the problem will go away. further harden your /etc/mail by: # chmod g-w /etc/mail This will 'fix' the first error... WARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/mail/aliases; reading text version /dead.letter... http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/access-cannot-open-database-it-may-not-be-a-database-that-your-application-recognizes.html and create a file /etc/mail/aliases with a content similar to the one described in the html-document behind above link.

WARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/mail/aliases; reading text version /dead.letter... WARNING: cannot open alias database /etc/mail/aliases; reading text version output... You're now being signed in.

Search this Thread 08-05-2014, 02:49 PM #1 exxoid LQ Newbie Registered: Mar 2009 Location: Vancouver Posts: 8 Rep: sendmail permission issues?

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Continous files are generated in /var/spool/mqueue/ Sendmail problem AIX 5.1 Mail System problem with mail Messages in /var/adm/messages Service Sendmail Restart Shutting Down SM-Client ... Copy sent to Richard A Nelson (Rick) , [email protected] Unanswered question This question has not been answered yet.

nslookup my_host_name Server: ausdns01.srv.ibm.com Address: 9.0.7.1 ausdns01.srv.ibm.com can't find my_host_name:Non-existent host/domain host my_host_name --- does this show your fully qualified hostname? SystemAdmin 110000D4XK ‏2006-08-18T09:53:05Z after sending a mail with -v , i get this message WARNING: local host name (mys_host_name) is not qualified; fix $j in config file root... Hi all, Can anybody give me the command to send an e-mail on Unix ? his comment is here For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.