Article ID: 942, created on Oct 6, 2008, last review on Oct 5, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk for Linux/Unix


The following errors can be found in /usr/local/psa/var/log/maillog:

Failure_to_exec_mailman_wrapper. WANTED_gid_110,_GOT_gid_101. (Reconfigure_to_take_101?)/did_0+0+1/



To solve this issue follow the steps below.

- Check that /var/qmail/bin/mm_wrapper has right permissions as listed below:

# ls -al /var/qmail/bin/mm_wrapper
-r-xr-sr-x 21:06 /var/qmail/bin/mm_wrapper

If not, change the permissions and ownership to the right ones:

# chmod 2555 /var/qmail/bin/mm_wrapper

- Make sure that 'popuser' UID (user ID) and GID (group ID) are 110:

# id popuser
uid=110(popuser) gid=110(popuser) groups=110(popuser)

- If popuser GID is 101 (as reported in the above error) or other number, it is needed to be changed to 110.

- Stop services which use 'popuser' user and group: mailman, qmail, courier-imap, xinetd or inetd. Then check that no other uses 110 GID and change popuser's GID to 110 in /etc/group file and in /etc/passwd (using `vipw` utility):


popuser:x:110:110:POP3 service user:/:/bin/false

- Run the following command to rebuild qmail configuration files:

# $PRODUCT_ROOT_D/admin/sbin/mchk --with-spam

-Then you need to find out all files which are owned by previous popuser GID (for example 101) and change their ownership to the new popuser group ID:

# find /var /usr/lib/mailman -gid 101 -print0 | xargs -r0 chgrp popuser

On FreeBSD:
find /usr/local/psa -group 101 | xargs chgrp popuser

- Make sure that all users in /var/qmail/users/assign has group ID 110.

- Start the services back.

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