Permissions on user mail folders
I have postfix / dovecot with mysql installed on an Ubuntu 14 droplet. It is listening, ports are open etc.
Tried sending mail from gmail account and I get the following error returned: (I changed domain to email@example.com for public purposes)
This is the mail system at host domain.net. I'm sorry to have to inform you that your message could not be delivered to one or more recipients. It's attached below. For further assistance, please send mail to postmaster. If you do so, please include this problem report. You can delete your own text from the attached returned message. The mail system <firstname.lastname@example.org>: cannot update mailbox /var/mail/someuser for user someuser. cannot open file: Permission denied Final-Recipient: rfc822; email@example.com Original-Recipient: rfc822;firstname.lastname@example.org Action: failed Status: 5.2.0 Diagnostic-Code: X-Postfix; cannot update mailbox /var/mail/someuser for user someuser. cannot open file: Permission denied
Permissions of content of /var/mail:
-rw------- 1 vmail vmail 646 Jan 24 14:06 someuser -rw------- 1 root vmail 4682 Feb 3 17:53 root drwxr-sr-x 3 vmail vmail 4096 Jan 24 16:45 vhosts