Re: Cyrus IMAP/POP +NIS ?
>>>>> "aphro" == aphro <firstname.lastname@example.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
Brian May <email@example.com>