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Subject:   Sendmail still complaining about world writable, localhost refuses port 25 connection
Date:   2003-07-11 13:06:35
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Sendmail still complaining about world writable, localhost refuses port 25 connection

> sudo chmod go-w / /etc /etc/mail /usr /var /var/spool /var/spool/mqueue /private


I understood that the purpose of:


define(`confDONT_BLAME_SENDMAIL', `GroupWritableDirPathSafe')


Was so that changed to the filesystem permissions were not nessacary. I've followed the tutorial here:


http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2002/09/10/sendmail.html


and I'm having the same result. Even though the dont_blame option is set sendmail still refuses to start.