Re: /etc/passwd file

Eugene Crosser (
Mon, 21 Jul 1997 02:27:56 +0400 (MSD)

> > fnet:*:2200:14:fnet:/usr/lib/ifmail:
> Is this correct manner in which to set up this user? Should there be a
> shell defined per Marco's post? Should there be a password defined?

You do not need valid password or shell for ifmail operation.
You may want to have a valid shell, although, as you may want
to `su' to this user and run some program, copy files etc.