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Re: [suse-security] postfix/imap/cyrus-sasl and Pam backend
  • From: Stephan Holl <sholl@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 17:03:49 +0100
  • Message-id: <20040311170349.48c1afdd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hello Rene,

At Thu, 11 Mar 2004 00:55:16 +0100 Rene Gallati wrote:

> Many thanks to Andreas Winkelmann who walked me through many
> possibilities (was off-list) - I would have stopped far earlier.
>
> Hope that helps. But beware, you DONT WANT TO HAVE /etc/shadow o+r !
>
> Moving postfix/smtpd into the shadow group may solve the problem
> better but is another security risk by itself. The page above however
> presents another alternative (pwcheck) so not all is lost. At least,
> one mystery is solved.
>

Jumping in here I would like to know how the pwcheck-method works... My
suse 8.1 does not provide such a daemon, (or I did not search hard
enough :-))

If anybody at this list did a successful setup with postfix / pwcheck on
suse8.1 could give me a hint ?!

Thanks in advance.

cheers

Stephan

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