popauth(1) manage pop3 authentication database


popauth [,OPTION/...]


GNU popauth -- manage pop3 authentication database
Actions are:
-a, --add
add user
-c, --create
create the DBM from a plaintext file
-d, --delete
delete user's record
-l, --list
list the contents of DBM file
-m, --modify
modify user's record (change password)
Default action is:
For root: --list For a user: --modify --user <username>
Options are:
backward compatibility mode
-f, --file=,FILE/
read input from FILE (default stdin)
-o, --output=,FILE/
direct output to file
-p, --password=,STRING/
specify user's password
-P, --permissions=,PERM/
force given permissions on the database
-u, --user=,USERNAME/
specify user name
Common options
--config-file=,FILE/, --rcfile=,FILE/
load this configuration file
show configuration file summary
--config-lint, --rcfile-lint
check configuration file syntax and exit
--config-verbose, --rcfile-verbose
verbosely log parsing of the configuration files
--no-site-config, --no-site-rcfile
do not load site configuration file
--no-user-config, --no-user-rcfile
do not load user configuration file
set configuration parameter
show compilation options
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.


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Database formats: kc Default database location: ,/etc/apop.db/