[Dovecot] Dovecot without a chroot
tss at iki.fi
Tue Jul 12 17:03:58 EEST 2005
On Thu, 2005-07-07 at 00:14 -0400, Matt Juszczak wrote:
> We're running dovecot without a chroot (mail admin's request), but we're
> running it as a non-priv'd user with proper firewall setup. Does this
> seem to be an OK and average setup? Or is it considered a MUST to chroot
> something like the imapd daemon, etc.
It's not a "must", and it's not really even a "should" since it can have
problems. Dovecot's login process should be kept chrooted though, and it
is by default.
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