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Old 07-29-2003, 11:01 AM   #1
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Question separate login IDs/passwords for email and users


My web host just set up a user account for me on a Linux (9.0) server.

Currently the user account loginID/password and email loginID/password is the same . . .

How do I set up separate login & pw's for user access and email?


Thanks!
 
Old 07-29-2003, 08:44 PM   #2
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Ideally users that only need access to one service like POP3 should not have full user accounts: they should be considered "virtual users". PAM can provide access to separate databases, but AFAIk this really depends on what the POP3 daemon you're running implements.
 
Old 07-29-2003, 10:12 PM   #3
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unSpawn, I'm running sendmail included with Linux Redhat 9.3.

Can you point me to info on how to set up virtual users and PAM?

Thanks for your help.
 
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Have a look at http://www.ibiblio.org/mdw/HOWTO/Vir...-HOWTO-9.html, and Google around/search LQ for info on secure POP3 daemons like popa3d, vm-pop3d etc etc.
 
  


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