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Re: [AMaViS-user] amavisd-new-2.7.0-pre8 is available

From: Gary V <mr88talent_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 30 2010 - 16:12:40 GMT
To: amavis-user@lists.sourceforge.net

> On 10/29/10, Gary V wrote:
>> On 10/28/10, Mark Martinec wrote:
>>> The amavisd-new-2.7.0-pre8 pre-release is available at:
>>>
>>> http://www.ijs.si/software/amavisd/amavisd-new-2.7.0-pre8.tar.gz
>>>
>>> with updated release notes at:
>>>
>>> http://www.ijs.si/software/amavisd/release-notes.txt
>>>
>>> Main changes since -pre7:
>>>
>>> - per-recipient (instead of per-message) attributes:
>>> spam_level(), spam_tests(), delivery_method()
>>>
>>> - per-recipient (or per- policy bank) SpamAssassin configuration files
>>> are supported (@sa_userconf_maps), and per-recipient SQL Bayes
>>> database
>>> usernames (@sa_username_maps);
>>>
>>> - per-recipient forwarding method (@forward_method_maps);
>>>
>>> - @listen_sockets setting offers a unified configuration of listening
>>> sockets;
>>>
>>> - new macro 'mime2utf8'
>>>
>>> - added SQL template placeholders: %l, %u, %e, and %d
>>>
>>> - incompatibility: dropped %forward_method_by_ccat
>>> and introduced %forward_method_maps_by_ccat
>>>
>>> - some bugfixes
>>>
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>
>>
>> I still have not discovered why 'amavisd-new reload' (or amavisd
>> reload) does not bring amavis back to life on any of my Debian test
>> machines. I fired up a Fedora Core 12 box and it works fine there. Any
>> other Debian (or Ubuntu) users out there that are experiencing the
>> same thing?
>>
>
> Odd. I replaced the executable on three machines, rebooted, and all
> have the same symptoms. Amavisd-new loads and runs fine, but dies at
> 'amavisd-new reload'. On one machine I thought I would test by
> replacing amavisd.conf with a version that I initially use on Debian
> machines. After doing so, amavisd-new reloads fine. I reverted to my
> previous amavisd.conf and now it reloads fine too. So far I cannot
> find what my generic amavisd.conf triggered that now makes it possible
> for my other version to work. Still investigating.
>

Got it. File permissions for amavisd.conf (or for Debian '50-user' or
other file) cannot be set to 0600 or 0640; they must be set to at
least 0644 which means that SQL passwords cannot be hidden from prying
eyes.

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