[dovecot] Re: passwd-file access

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Tue Dec 17 05:02:00 EET 2002

On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 03:50, Jesse Peterson wrote:
> Using passwd-file authentication I run into some problems..
> This is my passwd file:
> user:0cc175b9c0f1b6a831c399e269772661[34]:6660:6660:0:/some/mail/directory/user:0:::
> My MUA tells me after enter my user/pass that the server disconnected, 
> OK.  So I netcat into the imap server, and issue an "C: LOGIN user a" in 
> which case I get the error "Fatal: USER environment missing".  So I 
> search for this in the src and find in 'src/imap/main.c' on line 30 it 
> checks for the environment variable USER.. which I assume it can't find 
> because it's not an actual system user, it's a ficticious user in a 
> passwd-file.

So it seems, fixed.

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