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Old 23rd March 2009, 23:42
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root@virt3:/var/log# su vmail
sh-3.2$ /usr/bin/maildrop -d vmail
ERR: authdaemon: s_connect() failed: Permission denied
^Cmaildrop: signal 0x02
The correct line in is:

maildrop  unix  -       n       n       -       -       pipe
  flags=R user=vmail argv=/usr/bin/maildrop -d ${recipient} ${extension} ${recipient} ${user} ${nexthop} ${sender}
If you want to run this manually you have to provide all options and not just one option as you did. The full command is:

/usr/bin/maildrop -d ${recipient} ${extension} ${recipient} ${user} ${nexthop} ${sender}

and you will have to replace every variable with the correct content that is used by postfix.

If you want to know more about the delivery process, better use debugging instead of trying to execute things manually:

You can not execute the maildrop script like this, it has to be exc
Till Brehm
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