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alexander.dalloz at uni-bielefeld.de
Wed Jul 7 12:21:17 EDT 2004
Am Mi, den 07.07.2004 schrieb Louis LeBlanc um 17:09:
> > > This kinda begs the question, what exactly *should* the permissions be
> > > for sasldb2.db?
> > >
> > > Lou
> > chown root:root /etc/sasldb2
> > chmod 600 /etc/sasldb2
> > (the database has no .db ending)
> It appears that the port on FreeBSD does use the .db extension.
Ok, interesting to know.
I must confess that I accidentally thought I would answer a question on
the Fedora list, so it didn't came to my mind that other systems handle
> Another poster suggested making it owned by cyrus:mail. I assume your
> imapd is run as root?
No, the cyrus-imapd is running as user cyrus. For authentification the
saslauthd is use, which runs as root, and has the necessary permissions
to read either a sasldb or the shadow file.
Back to the more basic question: it is just important that the user
which needs to read the sasldb has permissions on it, but no other user,
because the auth data is stored in plain format in there.
Alexander Dalloz | Enger, Germany | GPG key 1024D/ED695653 1999-07-13
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