Bug 6884 - 6.0 -> 6.1 upgrade creates incorrect /etc/mail/access and breaks relaying
6.0 -> 6.1 upgrade creates incorrect /etc/mail/access and breaks relaying
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-11-10 13:03 EST by daniel.deimert
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-17 17:39:42 EST
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Description daniel.deimert 1999-11-10 13:03:41 EST
In 6.0 sendmail, /etc/mail/ip_allow is used to control who's
allowed relaying. In 6.1 sendmail, /etc/mail/allow is used.

Upgrade tries to preserve the settings from ip_allow but
fails and generates an incorrect setting, breaking relaying.

Example: Before upgrade, /etc/mail/ip_allow contains two
lines

	192.168.
	10.

After upgrade, /etc/mail/access contains the two lines

	2 RELAY
	2 RELAY

This is incorrect. /etc/mail/access should contain

	192.168	RELAY
	10	RELAY

after the upgrade.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-17 17:39:59 EST
fixed in current devel tree

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