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Re: Cyrus IMAP/POP +NIS ?

>>>>> "aphro" == aphro  <aphro@portal.aphroland.org> writes:

    aphro> i recently noticed that Cyrus IMAP/POP3 does not seem to
    aphro> support NIS..is there something special required by the
    aphro> program to support it? i had thought the program just asked
    aphro> the system somehow "is this password valid" and the system
    aphro> told it yes or no..but it looks as if cyrus does the
    aphro> authentication directly? i can login fine through ssh, and
    aphro> replaced cyrus pop3 with qpopper just for a test and it
    aphro> worked there too. all without entries in /etc/shadow and
    aphro> just 1 entry in /etc/passwd which tells nis to use
    aphro> /bin/bash as my shell.

What version are you using? Probably a latter version then me ;-)

Does it support PAM?

The version in potato does.

Check to ensure PAM support is enabled?

If PAM is supported, then NIS should be supported via the pam_unix.so
PAM module.
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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