authentication problem

Russ Allbery rra at
Fri Sep 1 10:05:27 UTC 2000

Franck LABANVOYE <f.labanvoye at> writes:

> I have problem to authenticate user with inn 2.3.  How do i configure
> readers.conf, in order to use shadows password?

> I try in readers.conf:

> auth shell {
>    hosts: *
>    res: "ident"
>    auth: "ckpasswd -s"
>    default: "<FAIL>"
> }

> but i have error message:
>  auth_err ckpasswd: user xxxx password doesn't match.

What are the permissions on /etc/shadow?  ckpasswd may need to be setuid.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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