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Re: Pop mail virtual user security [LONG]

On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 04:39:54PM -0500, "Christopher W. Curtis" <ccurtis@aet-usa.com> wrote:
> On 12/07/02 12:54, Tim van Erven wrote:
>> 2) How are the passwordhashes in /etc/shadow generated from the
>>   salt+password? I can't use 'passwd' to update popa3d's auth files, so
>>   I need to generate them some other way.
> Solid-pop3d (CVS only for VHosting) comes with spadm for this, but if 
> you're using standard /etc/shadow type crypt() entries, use htpasswd.

I can't find spadm in the solid-pop3d source. Are you sure it's there?

I'm currently considering using chpwdfile[1]. Unfortunately it isn't
packaged for Debian and it's the author's first C program. 

1. http://eclipse.che.uct.ac.za/chpwdfile/

Tim van Erven <tripudium@chello.nl>
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