[tpop3d-discuss]auth-flatfile method

Daryl Meese darylm at magiasoftware.com
Wed, 14 Apr 2004 14:42:16 -0500

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From: Chris Lightfoot [mailto:chris@sphinx.mythic-beasts.com]On Behalf
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Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 2:22 PM
To: Daryl Meese
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Subject: Re: [tpop3d-discuss]auth-flatfile method

On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 08:58:02PM -0500, Daryl Meese wrote:
> when I run tpop3d -h auth-flatfile is included under available
> authentication drivers.  Does that mean it is definately available?


OK, I finally have it actually checking the flat file if I send the
user@domain combination but not for just user.  Not a big deal at all for me
but I am still getting errors this error:

"ERR Everything's Really Bad" What should that be telling me? (other than
that everything is really bad?

I have a file in /etc/mail named as just the user part of the user@domain
combo.  I also have the following conf line

mailbox: bsd:/var/mail/$(user) bsd:/var/mail/$(local_part)

and am guessing (somewhat blindly) that "/var/mail/$(local_part)" will
translate to the file named after the user and that "bsd:/var/mail/$(user)"
will look for a file named user@domain.



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