[tpop3d-discuss] New features ?

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Mon, 2 Dec 2002 19:46:06 +0000

On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 08:44:08PM +0100, Yann GROSSEL wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Dec 2002 16:12:18 +0000
> Chris Lightfoot <chris@ex-parrot.com> wrote:
> > > - a new (optional of course) SQL query to log wrong (login, password)
> > >   attempts. I'm working for an ISP and a lot of our customers call us because
> > >   they have problems accessing their mailboxes. Currently I have to run
> > >   (t)ethereal or tcpdump on our pop server to figure out what their problem
> > >   is. A log of wrong attempts would be much simplier to examine.
> > 
> > Errm. What's wrong with the log entries in syslog?
> Well, the wrong password is not logged, only the login. I'd like to have the
> password too. And I'd prefer to have it logged in a SQL table :)

I'm afraid I won't put that in the distribution. Too close
to an invasion of privacy.

`... the lawmakers who disarmed all the non-terrorists on those four airplanes,
 leaving them no chance to stop the hijackers, bear part of the moral
 responsibility for this catastrophe.' (Eric Raymond shows us his big... gun)