[CentOS] problem talking to server postgrey/socket: Permission denied

Dirk H. Schulz dirk.schulz at kinzesberg.de
Tue Oct 7 03:02:23 UTC 2008


Ned,

--On 5. Oktober 2008 11:07:54 +0100 Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk> wrote:

> Dirk H. Schulz wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> I have installed postgrey from the rpmforge repo, but it does not work
>> well with postfix from CentOS 5.2: I always get the error:
>>
>> warning: connect to postgrey/socket: Permission denied
>> problem talking to server postgrey/socket: Permission denied

- snip

> You're correct in your assumption that this is an SELinux issue. You need
> to write a custom policy to allow connection and writing to the socket.
>
> How to do this is covered in the SELinux Wiki guide here:
>
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/SELinux#head-faa96b3fdd922004cdb988c1989e56
> 191c257c01
>
> and luckily for you, the example used is for postgrey/postfix so you can
> use the example provided.
>
> Hope that helps.

That did it. Thanks alot!

Dirk


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