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I am following this Ubuntu tutorial for installing postfix onto my server: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostfixBasicSetupHowto

Everything is OK until I get the sending a test email. I copy and paste the suggested text, and then press enter to get to a new line so that I can enter the . on a new line, per the instructions. After that I keep getting the following error:

421 4.3.0 collect: Cannot write ./dfp79Kv5DF023853 (bfcommit, uid=0, gid=111): N       o such file or directory

I have no idea what's going on.

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This is a Sendmail error. This is not Postfix! You are connecting to some other server but not the server running Postfix.

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