Manual Reference Pages - POPPWD (8)
- Eudora compatible password change server
password changing protocol. This allows
compatible clients to change a users password via the network.
is intended to be called from
The following options are available:
Use PAM for authentication and to perform the password change. Without this
is used for authentication and
to perform the change.
Print the version string and copyright notice and then exit.
Unless using PAM only non system users (by default, those with a UID greater
than 1000 though this value may be changed at compilation time) can change
their passwords via
If using PAM these types of restrictions should be implemented via the PAM
PAM support can be enabled by passing the
The default PAM service name is
PAM facilites are used. Both facilities must be configured to use the
for an example of a basic PAM configuration file.
is installed in
an entry similar to the following could be made in
to enable PAM support.
pop3pw stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/libexec/poppwd poppwd
A valid PAM configuration file that has
use the local system password database is as follows.
auth required pam_unix.so use_first_pass
password required pam_unix.so use_first_pass
Errors are logged to
using the auth facility and are hopefully self explanatory.
was written in response to a spate of error reports about pty handling in
It looked easier to re-engineer than work out what was wrong with
was developed under MacOS X and
was written by
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See the accompanying
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