proper permissions on /var/spool/mail

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proper permissions on /var/spool/mail

Postby leihog on Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:01 pm

Is there a reason why /var/spool/mail had the permission 755 and not 1777.
I just changed mine to 1777 because alpine was whining about it.
But with the stickybit set there should be no security issue, right?
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Re: proper permissions on /var/spool/mail

Postby Dave on Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:32 pm

Leihog, 0775 should be just fine. 1775 isn't necessary. Make sure alpine is in group mail.

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