Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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.

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Aug 10 '11 at 1:31

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

add comment

1 Answer

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

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.