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Mon Jun 20 22:25:00 GMT 2005
Charles Howse wrote:
> In my research before posting this question, I saw this same question
> in numerous places, but I never saw a resolution!
> I have qpopper 4.0.5 running from inetd on FBSD 4.11.
> I start it thus: /usr/local/libexec/qpopper
> When I connect from my Mac to check my mail, I see the following in /
> Jun 19 19:45:18 moe qpopper: charles at 192.168.254.3
> (192.168.254.3): -ERR
> [SYS/TMP] POP authentication DB not abailable (user charles): No such
> file or directory (2)
> Anyone have any ideas what's wrong?
I could be mistaken, but it looks like maybe it's looking for a
separate POP user authentication database separate from /etc/passwd.
I know that we do this to support APOP logins.
Do you have /usr/local/etc/qpopper/pop.auth.db ?
You may need to initialize it and then add your username to it.
Greg Barniskis, Computer Systems Integrator
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