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Re: /etc/passwd Centos + postfix

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  • Helga.Mayer@...
    ... Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:58:32 +0800 From: Ryan Patrick Fernandez Subject: Re: /etc/passwd Centos + postfix To: Dejan Doder
    Message 1 of 9 , Jun 25, 2013
      ----- Message from Ryan Patrick Fernandez <ryanclaw@...> ---------
      Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:58:32 +0800
      From: Ryan Patrick Fernandez <ryanclaw@...>
      Subject: Re: /etc/passwd Centos + postfix
      To: Dejan Doder <doderde@...>
      Cc: "postfix-users@..." <postfix-users@...>



      >
      > On Jun 25, 2013, at 7:22 PM, Dejan Doder <doderde@...> wrote:
      >
      >> Hi group , I use system users with passwords defined in /etc/passwd.
      >> How can users change their passwords ?

      Have you got a webmail client ?
      Horde/Imp comes with:

      http://www.horde.org/apps/passwd

      Helga

      >>
      >> BR
      >>
      >> Dejan


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    • Dejan Doder
      Thank you Helga BR Dejan
      Message 2 of 9 , Jun 25, 2013
        Thank you Helga

        BR

        Dejan


        On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 3:51 PM, <Helga.Mayer@...> wrote:

        ----- Message from Ryan Patrick Fernandez <ryanclaw@...> ---------
           Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:58:32 +0800
           From: Ryan Patrick Fernandez <ryanclaw@...>
        Subject: Re: /etc/passwd Centos + postfix
             To: Dejan Doder <doderde@...>
             Cc: "postfix-users@..." <postfix-users@...>





        On Jun 25, 2013, at 7:22 PM, Dejan Doder <doderde@...> wrote:

        Hi group , I use system users with passwords defined in /etc/passwd.
        How can users change their passwords ?

        Have you got a webmail client ?
        Horde/Imp comes with:

        http://www.horde.org/apps/passwd

        Helga


        BR

        Dejan


        ----- End message from Ryan Patrick Fernandez <ryanclaw@...> -----




      • Thomas Harold
        ... Long-term, I recommend moving away from local users and towards virtual users with the accounts stored in a SQL database. Which lets you use things like
        Message 3 of 9 , Jun 25, 2013
          On 6/25/2013 8:31 AM, Dejan Doder wrote:
          > yes I know that , but how users will change passwords by themselves ?

          Long-term, I recommend moving away from local users and towards virtual
          users with the accounts stored in a SQL database. Which lets you use
          things like PostfixAdmin or other database-driven tools.

          It's a lot harder for users to damage the mail server if they don't have
          a login account.
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