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Re: exim and ntsec
Forgive my lack of knowledge. I saw the Exim has no root privilege message
but what I can't explain (And I am sure you can) is why I got the same
message when launching exim with ntsec disabled and why It is working well
Anyway, I will look into the source code ...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Corinna Vinschen" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, July 05, 2002 12:09 PM
Subject: Re: exim and ntsec
> On Fri, Jul 05, 2002 at 10:11:09AM +0200, Corwin wrote:
> > Still no luck ....
> > I tried several permission settings and owner but no way ...
> > With configure owned by SYSTEM with full rights exim -d gives me the
> > following:
> > $exim -d
> > Exim version 4.04 uid=11467 gid=10513 pid=1668 L=834cd8 D=fff7577f
> > probably GDBM (native mode)
> > Exim has no root privilege: uid=11467 gid=10513 euid=11467 egid=10513
> > changed uid/gid: forcing real = effective
> > uid=11467 gid=10513
> > auxiliary group list: 0 11363 11428 10513 544 545
> It's easy to see from the above that exim has no root privileges
> (it tells you!). Change the code in exim which checks for uid 0
> and let it check for uid 18. Then start exim from cygrunsrv as
> described for sshd/cron/etc. See /usr/doc/Cygwin. Lots of docs.
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