[Semibug] sendmail question
Carl T. Miller
carl at carltm.com
Mon Mar 16 14:56:05 EDT 2020
Oops, that should be:
makemap hash /etc/mail/blockhelo.db < /dev/null
On 3/16/20 2:53 PM, Carl T. Miller wrote:
> Okay, then I'd try creating a blank db file and see
> if that takes care of the problem.
> makemap has /etc/mail/blockhelo.db < /dev/null
> Of course this won't solve the mystery of what's
> requiring it, but it might get sendmail working again.
> On 3/16/20 11:45 AM, Mike Wayne wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 04:24:06PM -0400, Carl T. Miller wrote:
>>> Try checking your sendmail.mc and/or sendmail.cf files.
>> I did that with the grep in the OP.
>>> Out of curiosity, what is the output from this command?
>>> grep -Ri blockhelo /etc/mail
>> Nothing. I'm really confused about where it's finding it.
>>> On 3/13/20 3:29 PM, Mike Wayne wrote:
>>>> I'm getting messages like this on a FreeBSD server in
>>>> sm-mta: 01CKJqXB081517: SYSERR(root): hash map "helo":
>>>> missing map file /etc/mail/blockhelo.db: No such file or directory
>>>> Google is NOT finding anything about blockhelo
>>>> grep helo /etc/mail/* finds nothing
>>>> strings `which sendmail` | grep helo finds nothing
>>>> grep blockhelo /usr/src/contrib/sendmail/src/* finds nothing
>>>> Clearly, it's a database of some sort, likely used by sendmail.
>>>> Any pointers of where to look?
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