On Mon, 7 Oct 2002 18:23:50 +0200
"Sigmund Lundgren" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Is it possible to get emails for a local user
> using pop3? It seems like vpopmail only looks
> for virtual users..
> 
> I created a .qmail file for the virtual user 
> set up with the same name redirecting mail to
> the local user. They end up ok in the users
> maildir- but how do I get them from there?

Compiling vpopmail with 'passwd' support should do exactly this.
I haven't tested so far, but vchkpw authenticating against
'/etc/passwd' (system user == local user) should set the correct home
directory for qmail-pop3d to fetch the e-mail from.

'Downside' is you'll have to let POP3-daemon run as root to be able to
chuid() to system user, while using only vpopmail-virtual users running
as vpopmail-uid should be enough (assuming all vpopmail-domains running
as vpopmail-user).
-- 
Pit

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