Re: userid for vmailer
> On Aug 26, Jean Pierre LeJacq <email@example.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.)
NFS file sharing a mail spool is normally a very bad idea. Unless vmailer is
explicitly intended to do this, I don't see any reason to use a static UID.