Re: userid for vmailer
On Aug 27, Jean Pierre LeJacq <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> 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
>How does it then place mail in the /var/spool/mail directories? It
The local delivery process changes its UID to the recipient's one.
>I'm not sure I agree. I don't like the proliferation of user ids.
Nor do I, but I think here we have a good security reason to add another
>Doesn't smail currently uses "mail"? Couldn't we follow their model.
Then smail is wrong.