sendmail && SMTP AUTH: question about /etc/mail/auth/client-info file

Glyn Millington glyn at
Fri Jan 8 09:12:28 UTC 2010

Matthias Apitz writes:
 > Hello Glyn,
 > I have read the above page during my configuration but it does not
 > explain to me which user must be configured in U: value; Is it me? Or is it
 > the userID the sendmail daemon is running as? It works with "U:root",
 > but what does this mean exactly?

Sorry, Matthias, I misread your question.  I think it can only refer
to the uid under which sendmail is running, but can find no proof of
that :-)



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