Re: Signing problems with OpenDKIM on Ubuntu

From: Scott Kitterman <>
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2013 21:00:09 -0400

Jim Fenton <> wrote:

>On 04/20/2013 03:42 PM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> You might try adding:
>> AlwaysAddARHeader yes
>> The header might yield some useful information if added.
>> I'd also double check permissions on both
>/etc/mail/dkim/buttered.key.pem and
>> the directories above it. On Debian/Ubuntu, the milter runs as the
>> user and it needs to be able to read the key file.
>> Scott K
>I added AlwaysAddARHeader and it's adding neither an AR Header nor a
>signature still. Did double-check the permissions on the key file (as
>well as doing 'su opendkim' and made sure I could read it). Still
>Perhaps I need to move to the latest version of opendkim, but I read
>through the release notes of the intervening releases and didn't see
>anything that looked like it would affect this. I'd rather stick with
>the Ubuntu version because it gets auto-updated that way; I have a
>terrible track record getting around to doing manual upgrades!

Please stick with it. If there's a problem with the package, I'd like to get it fixed.

I suspect something about how you're interacting with Sendmail, but I can't help with that.

Scott K
Received on Sun Apr 21 2013 - 01:00:24 PST

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