[tpop3d-discuss]auth-flatfile method

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Wed, 14 Apr 2004 21:35:56 +0100

On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 03:15:12PM -0500, Daryl Meese wrote:
> fork_child: client [5]MS2U2@magiasoftware.com( authentication
> context has UID of 0

for security reasons, tpop3d will not access mail as root
-- try changing the UID to a normal user's.

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