[Dovecot] deliver to root
Andrzej Adam Filip
anfi at onet.eu
Thu Mar 5 08:57:56 EET 2009
Steffen Kaiser <skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Mar 2009, Philipp Kolmann wrote:
>> deliver(root): Mar 04 16:31:31 Error: userdb(root) returned 0 as uid
>> deliver(root): Mar 04 16:31:31 Error: userdb(root) returned 0 as gid
>> deliver(root): Mar 04 16:31:31 Error: User root is missing UID (set mail_uid)
> This is part of my dovecot.conf:
> # Valid UID range for users, defaults to 500 and above. This is mostly
> # to make sure that users can't log in as daemons or other system users.
> # Note that denying root logins is hardcoded to dovecot binary and can't
> # be done even if first_valid_uid is set to 0.
> #first_valid_uid = 500
> #last_valid_uid = 0
Anyway, standard security practise is to define alias (in aliases file)
to redirect deliveries to "normal user".
[pl>en: Andrew] Andrzej Adam Filip : anfi at onet.eu
"I have five dollars for each of you."
-- Bernhard Goetz
More information about the dovecot