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Re: why I need setgid_group ?

From: JOYDEEP (j.bakshiunlimitedmail.org)
Date: Mon Jun 25 2007 - 19:10:44 CDT


Wietse Venema wrote:
> JOYDEEP:
>
>> Dear list,
>>
>> please bear with me, as I'm a newbie.
>>
>> I have configured a mail server by postfix+cyrus-imap
>> now in my main.cf there is
>>
>> setgid_group = postdrop
>>
>> Why do I need this configuration ?
>>
>
> You don't need setgid_group. It's Postfix that needs this.
>
> The setgid privilige provides controlled access to Postfix internal
> communication endpoints: the maildrop queue, fifos and sockets.
>
> Wietse
>
>
>
Thanks a lot for updating me