Failed To Start Messaging Server With 'Permission denied' And 'cannot create mboxlist env directory' Error

(Doc ID 1984145.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Messaging Server fails to start when the service is automatically initiated by Solaris' SMF ( = Service Management Framework ).

The message when it failed to start - as it appeared in the default log - is the following :

The owner and group of "/tmp/.mailsrv_opt_sun_comms_messaging64/" was "root/root",
where it was expected to match the Messaging Server runtime user,  typically be "mailsrv/mail".


In this specific case, packages removed and patches installed.


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