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Old 09-15-2004, 09:34 AM   #1
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question about IMAP and root user


I know about aliasing root to another user, but curious is imap contains a security feature that does not allow root to connect remotely to its mailbox through imap? some documentation stating that would be helpful too, but a concrete answer on this is good

note: imap does work all other non-root accounts can check email successfully
 
Old 09-15-2004, 10:05 AM   #2
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It depends on the specific type of IMAP server you are running. There's not just one "the IMAP" server, there are quite many - for example courier-IMAP, uw-IMAP, ...
 
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