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Postfix configuration not written during AutoYaST installation

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2


Configuration settings for postfix are not written from /etc/sysconfig/postfix to /etc/postfix/ during an automated installation using AutoYaST.


Please create a postinstall script in the AutoYaST xml file to run /usr/sbin/SuSEconfig.postfix during the installation.


As of SLES11SP2, SuSEconfig.postfix is no longer located in /sbin/conf.d/ to avoid rewrites of the postfix configuration each time SuSEconfig gets executed. Due to a bug in the yast2-mail module on the installation media /usr/sbin/SuSEconfig.postfix is not run during the installation.


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  • Document ID:7006719
  • Creation Date: 09-May-2012
  • Modified Date:28-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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