----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Collins" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <vchkpw@inter7.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 12:23 AM
Subject: Re: [vchkpw] moving maildirs to a new home

> On Mar 21, 2005, at 8:38 PM, Rick Widmer wrote:
> >> i feel that all that I have to do is remedy the uid:gid and it should
> >> work,
> >> but I am also thinking that changing the uid:gid in the
> >> /var/qmail/users/assign should have done the trick.  Can someone
> >> comment on
> >> that?
> >
> > UID/GID values are compiled into vpopmail.  You have to re-compile
> > everything that depends on them when they change.  By everything I
> > mean after you compile vpopmail you have to do qmailadmin and anything
> > else that uses it.
> You also have to change the uid/gid in /var/qmail/users/assign.
> Do whatever you can to ensure that the uid/gid for vpopmail:vchkpw does
> not change when moving to a new server.  It will make your life a lot
> easier.
> --
> Tom Collins  -  [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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I have to ask again....should changing the uid:gid in the assign file to
reflect the system, work? It seems like that would be the other way around
the mess instead of changing the systema(vopomail:vchkpw ID's)

You say to ensure that the uid:gid be the same, but what besides the assign
file is dependant on the uid:gid? ....in terms of the files that I have
copird over to the new machine.

Sorry to beat a dead horse, but I dont quite understand this and if I have
to deal with this matter unill it is fixed then I may as well try to
understand what is going on.


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