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NAME

authtest - Test the Courier Authentication Library

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

authtest {loginid} [password] [newpassword]

DESCRIPTION

authtest is a command-line diagnostic utility for the Courier Authentication Library. authtest requires at least one argument: loginid. authtest sends the authentication request to the Courier Authentication Library, then displays the results. Only root may use authtest utility, and the Courier Authentication Library daemon (authdaemond) must already be started.

If only one argument is provided, the authentication request displays the account information for loginid, if found.

If two arguments are provided, password must match loginids existing password.

If three arguments are provided, loginids password is changed to newpassword, but only if password matches the existing psasword.

These three basic authentication requests can be used to troubleshoot the authentication librarys configuration.

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Double Precision, Inc. AUTHTEST (1) 06/20/2015

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