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Subject: Re: smrsh: wrapper not available for sendmail programs (fwd)
From: dliston @ netscape . com (Dan Liston)
Date: Wed, 05 Jul 2000 21:01:49 -0500
To: majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
References: <20000706014545.7646B2945A@wivenhoe.demon.co.uk>

Thanks for the verification Chris.  Now it looks like the question
becomes one of "what does postfix require" to be able to deliver to an
executable?  In this case majordomo's wrapper program.  I have a little
experience with exim and qmail, but have not played with postfix (yet).

Dan Liston

Chris Fox wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 05 Jul 2000 17:05:12 CDT, Dan Liston wrote:
> >If you look at the middle of Wayne's message, he states that he
> already has
> >a link to wrapper in /etc/smrsh, and even gives the attributes and
> ownership
> >information.  The unknown for me is Mandrake linux.  It seems every
> version
> >or flavor of unix puts the smrsh directory in a different place.
> What we
> >need is for someone else running Mandrake to verify this specific
> location
> >for Wayne.
> >
> >Dan Liston
> 
> I can confirm that the sendmail 8.10.1 package that ships with
> Mandrake 7.1 installs the smrsh directory at /etc/smrsh.  However,
> this version of Mandrake configures postfix by default (which is what
> I use on my Mandrake box), rather than sendmail, so perhaps there are
> `issues' with Mandrake's sendmail package that have not yet been
> picked up?  (I image that many sites would be happier using postfix
> rather than sendmail, particularly when hosting large lists.)
> 
> Chris
> 
> >
> >"Anthony M. Abate" wrote:
> >>
> >> You need to create a soft link from the wrapper to /etc/smrsh it
> will work
> >> then
> >>
> >Layne Meier wrote:
> >>
> >> Wayne -
> >>
> >>      In order to get the wrapper used by majordomo to work with
> the sendmail
> > restricted shell
> >> (SMRSH), you need to create a symbolic link (ln -s) of the wrapper
> program i
> >nto the
> >> /var/adm/sm.bin directory (if you are running under Sun Solaris).
> >>
> >> root:#cd /majordomodirectory
> >> root:#ln -s wrapper /var/adm/sm.bin/wrapper
> >>
> >>      After you have created the symbolic link, smrsh will then be
> able to re
> >cognize the wrapper
> >> utility as a valid application.
> >>
> >>      If you've already done this and it still isn't working, it is
> perhaps a
> > bit above my help.
> >>
> >> Best regards,
> >> Layne Meier
> >> Network/Internet Analyst
> >> Atlanta Newspapers
> >>
> >> wayne.pascoe@realtime.co.uk wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hi all,
> >> >
> >> > I have read the section in the FAQ and done as suggested, but I
> am still
> >> > getting this error:
> >> >
> >> >    ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> >> > "|/etc/smrsh/wrapper majordomo"
> >> >     (reason: service unavailable)
> >> >     (expanded from: <majordomo@xxx.xxx.co.uk>)
> >> >
> >> >    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> >> > Message delivered to mailing list <majordomo@xxx.xxx.co.uk>
> >> > smrsh: wrapper not available for sendmail programs
> >> > 554 5.0.0 "|/etc/smrsh/wrapper majordomo"... Service unavailable
> >> >
> >> > In /etc/smrsh I have
> >> >
> >> > [root@mybox smrsh]# ls -la
> >> > total 8
> >> > drwxr-xr-x   2 root     root         4096 Jul  4 12:50 ./
> >> > drwx--x--x  34 root     adm          4096 Jul  4 12:53 ../
> >> > lrwxrwxrwx   1 root     root           28 Jul  4 12:50 wrapper ->
>  /usr/loc
> >al/majordomo/wrapper*
> >> >
> >> > In my aliases file, I have tried
> >> > |/usr/local/majordomo/wrapper majordomo
> >> > and
> >> > |/etc/smrsh/wrapper majordomo
> >> >
> >> > The files in /usr/local/majordomo are owned by majordomo and
> group
> >> > majordomo. In /etc/sendmail.cf I have a line
> >> > Tmajordomo
> >> >
> >> > I have stopped and restarted sendmail after each of these steps.
> >> >
> >> > I also tried
> >> > T1004
> >> > which is the uid for majordomo
> >> >
> >> > The permissions on files in /usr/local/majordomo are
> >> > 750     majordomo:majordomo
> >> > except for wrapper which is
> >> > 755     root:majordomo
> >> >
> >> > Any advice on how to fix this would be much appreciated!
> >> >
> >> > Thanks,
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Wayne Pascoe <wayne.pascoe@realtime.co.uk>
> >
> >
> 
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