[Mailman-Users] Install Question

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Tue Jan 8 23:13:00 CET 2002

On Tue, 8 Jan 2002 14:40:27 -0600 (CST) 
Tim Legg <mail_man at pc047113.stuorg.iastate.edu> wrote:

> Is there any reason the password must be a "*"?  It seams that
> this could be a security risk.  Couldn't anybody just login as
> mailman and know that the password is "*" and do all kinds of mean
> things?

'*', like '!' is a flag value that indicates that the account cannot
be authenticated with a password.

J C Lawrence                
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas. 
claw at kanga.nu               He lived as a devil, eh?		  
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.

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