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Re: [SLUG] Program delivery with Sendmail
- To: Peter Rundle <peter.rundle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Program delivery with Sendmail
- From: John Ferlito <johnf@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Oct 20 16:30:16 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Are you using FEATURE(`smrsh') this means sendmail uses it's
special restricted sheel which puts limits on what it's allowed to do.
Basically it only lets you run programs that live in /usr/lib/sm.bin. ie
for what you've used below it would ignore the path and run
/usr/lib/sm.bin/myprog. Then again it could be something else entirely
since it does say sh:
On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 04:24:44PM +1100, Peter Rundle wrote:
> Does anyone have any good urls to on-line docs on program delivery using
> sendmail. www.sendmail.org is terrible.
> I've put an entry in the /etc/aliases file
> user: "|/bin/myprog"
> but I always get an error mailed back to root, the guts of which is,
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> sh: myprog not available for sendmail programs
> 554 "|/bin/myprog"... Service unavailable
> The program exists and is executable for all (ok maybe not a good idea
> but lets get it working first ;-)
> So what gives?
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