>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,
>> 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
>>>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
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
>??? 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
>Blessed are they that run around in circles, for they shall be known