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10.3: Enable the postfix Mail Transfer Agent
Authored by: wappendorf on Nov 06, '03 10:53:25AM

  1. Shut down the computer by choosing Shut Down from the Apple menu.
  2. Start up in single-user mode by pressing Command-S during startup.
  3. At the command prompt, type: mount -uw /
  4. Press Return.
  5. Type: /Library/Receipts/Essentials.pkg/Contents/Resources/CreateSystemUsers
  6. Press Return.
  7. Type: reboot
  8. Press Return.
If it still doesn't work...
I also had to make sure with netinfo manager that the (now created) user "postfix" get the uid 27 as I "repaired the authorization" and it still didn't work.
You can see in /var/spool/postfix that all subfolders are owned by "27" that should be postfix except the subfolder pid owned by root.

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10.3: Enable the postfix Mail Transfer Agent
Authored by: jough on Nov 06, '03 07:29:03PM

Hmmm, CrateSystemUsers simply is nowhere on my filesystem. Odd that the CD I have didn't have it. What I ended up doing was getting a copy of the script from a friend of mine and running that. Postfix works now. :)

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