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Re: [hylafax-users] hosts.hfaxd, faxadduser and admin passwords
Read carefully the man page for hosts.hfaxd. To short
--- Mike McMullen <mlm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pedro" <procadas@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <hylafax-users@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 7:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [hylafax-users] hosts.hfaxd, faxadduser
> and admin passwords
> > --- Mike McMullen <mlm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Pedro" <procadas@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <hylafax-users@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 6:56 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [hylafax-users] hosts.hfaxd,
> >> and admin passwords
> >> > Have you tried put the line at the beginning?
> >> >
> >> I'm not certain I understand what you mean. Do
> >> mean put the
> >> hosts.hfaxd line for my id at the beginning of
> >> file? I'm not sure
> >> what that would get me. It's the only line for my
> >> userid in the file.
> > If you are using it for admin purposes, yes. And
> > http://www.hylafax.org/HylaFAQ/Q450.php if your
> > problems persists.
> > Pedro
> Ok I looked at that page. My permissions and
> ownership were correct
> on hosts.hfaxd. The page didn't mention anything
> about putting the userid
> that needs admin privs at the top of the file. I did
> that anyway and now
> it works.
> However, I am confused because I never had to do
> that in FC2 and 4.2.1.
> Why does it need to be the first line in the file?
Taken from http://www.hylafax.org/man/hosts.hfaxd.php
The following is a sample hosts.hfaxd file. Note that
the first entry that matches is taken, so
more-specific entries should be placed first.
# pb on a machine directly in cl.cam.ac.uk can
administer if an admin pw is given
> This implkies that only one username can have admin
> privs. Is this correct?
I don't think so, but you can test it ;-).
> Thanks for the tip.
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