[Pkg-exim4-users] Failed to get user name for uid 1000 in paniclog

Jeroen van Aart jeroen at mompl.net
Wed May 26 22:41:07 UTC 2010

Brian Mauter wrote:
> However, now I'm getting errors in the exim4 paniclog like this:
> Failed to get user name for uid 1000
> I've checked filesystem permissions everywhere I can think of.  I've grepped through /etc/exim4 for my usernames and for 1000 and no luck.  I've restarted exim4 and I've also run dpkg-reconfigure exim4.config

On Debian the standard user for exim is "Debian-exim" with uid 102. So 
anything above 500 is fine.

What does "cat /etc/passwd |grep exim" tell you?


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