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Manual Reference Pages  -  POPPASSD (8)

NAME

poppassd - Eudora password change server

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Examples
Files

SYNOPSIS

/usr/local/libexec/poppassd

DESCRIPTION

poppassd is a server that allows users of Eudora, PCEudora, NUPOP and similar programs to change their password using their mail agent.

poppassd is invoked by the internet server (see inetd(8)) for requests to connect to the pop3pw port as indicated by the /etc/services file (see services(5)).

EXAMPLES

Assuming the binary is located in /usr/local/libexec an entry like:

pop3pw stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/libexec/poppassd poppassd

is required in the /etc/inetd.conf file.

An entry like:

pop3pw  106/tcp

is required in the /etc/services file.

Assuming you wish to log errors to /var/log/pop.log an entry like:

local2.err      /var/log/pop.log

is required in /etc/syslog.conf.

FILES

/etc/services
/etc/syslog.conf        logging specifications
/etc/inetd.conf poppassd invocation

SEE ALSO

inetd(8), services(5), popper(8)
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