Re: dkim permerror: verification error: syntax error in key data

From: Steve Jenkins <>
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2011 08:49:43 -0800

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 8:33 AM, John Smith <> wrote:
> Yes, I tried twice and got the same results. I have openssl1.0 and
> opndkim2.2.2 both in 32-bit mode. If I generated key with opendkim-genkey
> with 32-bit openssl, opendkim complained key not secure and failed to load
> the key. So I had to generate key with 64-bit openssl. Does openssl 32-bit
That's the error you get if the key file or the directory has the
wrong ownership or permissions.
Make sure the opendkim-milt users owns both, and the key dir is 700
and the key file is 600.

Go back to generating with the 32-bit one, fix the permissions, and I
think you'll be set!

Received on Sat Feb 05 2011 - 16:49:57 PST

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