[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: userid for vmailer

On Aug 26, Jean Pierre LeJacq <jplejacq@quoininc.com> wrote:

 >Any reason not to use the existing "mail" user?
drwxrwsr-t   2 root     mail         1024 giu  4 18:53 /var/spool/mail/
-rwsr-sr-x   1 root     mail        57536 mag 13 21:53 /usr/bin/procmail*

The user vmailer runs as should not have access to other files than
/var/spool/vmailer/ and (most important!) should not be used by other

I think we should assign a static id in the 1-100 or 64000 range.
(I don't really like much the idea of dynamic ids: I don't think
we are going to be short of id numbers and they make NFS file sharing
a PITA.)


Reply to: