#1  
Old 22nd September 2005, 19:10
crichton crichton is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Mail System doesnt work!

I cant get the email System working. I installed the webmail addon and it dosnt work neither. The /var/log/mail.err log says:

Sep 21 20:16:00 moyatec postfix/smtpd[31112]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:17:02 moyatec postfix/smtpd[31783]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:18:02 moyatec postfix/smtpd[32130]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:19:03 moyatec postfix/smtpd[32479]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:20:04 moyatec postfix/smtpd[486]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:21:05 moyatec postfix/smtpd[807]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:22:06 moyatec postfix/smtpd[1157]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:23:07 moyatec postfix/smtpd[1671]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:24:08 moyatec postfix/smtpd[3092]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:25:09 moyatec postfix/smtpd[3446]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:26:10 moyatec postfix/smtpd[3785]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:27:11 moyatec postfix/smtpd[4136]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:28:12 moyatec postfix/smtpd[4475]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:29:13 moyatec postfix/smtpd[4812]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:30:14 moyatec postfix/smtpd[5294]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:31:15 moyatec postfix/smtpd[5648]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:32:16 moyatec postfix/smtpd[5983]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:33:17 moyatec postfix/smtpd[6321]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:34:18 moyatec postfix/smtpd[6666]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:35:19 moyatec postfix/smtpd[7047]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:36:20 moyatec postfix/smtpd[7425]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:37:21 moyatec postfix/smtpd[7752]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:37:56 moyatec imaplogin: DISCONNECTED, ip=[::ffff:127.0.0.1], time=0
Sep 21 20:38:22 moyatec postfix/smtpd[9399]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:39:23 moyatec postfix/smtpd[9860]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:40:24 moyatec postfix/smtpd[10306]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:41:25 moyatec postfix/smtpd[10704]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:42:26 moyatec postfix/smtpd[11173]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Sep 21 20:43:27 moyatec postfix/smtpd[11523]: fatal: open database /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory

The file is there! But its emty! What could be the Problem?

HELP
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 22nd September 2005, 19:34
falko falko is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Lüneburg, Germany
Posts: 41,701
Thanks: 1,900
Thanked 2,745 Times in 2,578 Posts
Default

If /etc/aliases exists (don't mix it up with /etc/aliases.db!), delete /etc/aliases.db, then run newaliases:
Code:
rm -f /etc/aliases.db
newaliases
This will create /etc/aliases.db from /etc/aliases. Then restart Postfix.
__________________
Falko
--
Download the ISPConfig 3 Manual! | Check out the ISPConfig 3 Billing Module!

FB: http://www.facebook.com/howtoforge

nginx-Webhosting: Timme Hosting | Follow me on:
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to falko For This Useful Post:
Pasco (25th October 2014)
  #3  
Old 1st November 2006, 17:24
Don_Baco Don_Baco is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

cool dude...

my problem is solved...ˇˇˇˇˇˇ

thnks
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 18th September 2007, 00:49
aceyzeriat aceyzeriat is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Paris, France
Posts: 47
Thanks: 4
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

I had the same problem this evening after updating my FC6
alias.db just disappeard

recreated with newalias

thanks falco
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
configure as a secondary mail server xma General 6 15th February 2006 14:46
postfix config jmroth Installation/Configuration 6 18th September 2005 16:58
Web Mail mphayesuk General 10 15th September 2005 13:21
Mail Configuration mphayesuk General 1 12th September 2005 14:16
Total Frustration-HELP palkat Installation/Configuration 17 3rd September 2005 18:28


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 12:50.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.