Hello List again,
How do I need to chmod /home/vpopmail/bin/vchkpw to use it the right way with 
qmail smtp-auth-patched? Any other vpopmail-things i need to take care of in 
this case? Is there way to tell smtp to control every incoming mail with the 
vchkpw? How does tcp.smtp.cdb needs to look like and how do I do it?
I'm getting more and more desperate on this thing...
Hoping for help
nice regards
Patrick Gehm

>>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 vchkpw...
>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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