unable to login

Wil Cooley wcooley at nakedape.cc
Wed Jul 7 13:47:39 EDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 08:44, Patrick Welche wrote:

> > What about saslauthd?
> I don't actually use saslauthd, but assume that it too will become user cyrus..

No, saslauthd runs as root--it's role is to provide authentication
services, often for PAM or shadow authentication, which requires root
access.  It's a much better solution than creating a 'shadow' group and
making /etc/shadow readable by it and putting cyrus into that group.

Wil Cooley                                 wcooley at nakedape.cc
Naked Ape Consulting                        http://nakedape.cc

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