>Hello List,
>On Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at 8:50:01 AM patrick wrote:
>>>> I'm using qmail and vpopmail and just patched up with smtp-auth,
>>>Which SMTP-AUTH-patch?
>> I'm using Version 0.31
>From which source exactly? What's the complete download URL you used
>to get this patch?

>> exec /usr/local/bin/softlimit -m 4000000 \
>> /usr/local/bin/tcpserver -v -R -l "$LOCAL" -x /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb -c 
>> -u "$QMAILDUID" -g "$NOFILESGID" 0 smtp /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd \
>> koneg.de /home/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw /bin/true 2>&1
>Look fine.
>>>Might you have still compiled "roaming users" relay control into your
>> How can I check that?
>You should know which parameters your used to compile vpopmail. You
>should have seen a summary of used parameters when you
>'./configure'-ed vpopmail.

Well, I did not compile vpopmail by myself. It was pre-installed on my 
root-server (Suse Linux 9.2). Any way to find out and maybe change now?

>>> Might your Outlook Express have POP3-authenticated while you
>>>were testing SMTP-AUTH and your IP therefore still be allowed to
>> I don't think so... I restartet Outlook Express with wrong
>> Password-Settings for POP3, an tried to send mail without getting
>> the pop-box before... it still works without auth.
>What's the output of
>strings /etc/tcp.smtp.cdb

>??? Is your clients IP enumerated there?

no.. and I don't know why it should be... My client doesn't have a fixed 
external IP either. Besides that I know that other hosts can send over my 
server 'cause I can see spammails in my queue from time to time, last week I 
had about 33000 of them in my queue... That was exactly the point of time when 
I started to check that smtp-authentification...

>> I read in several manuals that they use cmd5checkpw or the
>> checkpassword-tool with smtp-auth. But as far as I understood vchkpw
>> should do the job...
>Correct. *You* use 'vchkpw' as password checking tool, because you
>want to check against vpopmail handled user pool. Forget about the
>other tools, unless you want to authenticate against a different data
>base than vpopmails.
Right, but isn't there also a way to use one of these tools, because I also got 
a vpopmail-user in my System? But actually I would be more happy to use just 

Patrick Gehm

>Best regards
>Peter Palmreuther
>Blessed are they that run around in circles,  for they shall be known
>as wheels.

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