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Re: [hylafax-users] Admin access to faxrm

At 12:39 24/01/01 -0500, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>On Wed, Jan 24, 2001 at 06:01:44PM +0100, Richard Lippmann wrote:
> > Password from /etc/shadow works for me with SuseLinux 6.3. This is
> > the way how I did it on my system,
>To clarify this topic a bit:
>Newer releases of, at least, RedHat, default to using MD5 passwords
>in the /etc/shadow file.  If you've selected this option at install
>time, and it's recommended that you do, then you can't use the
>passwords from /etc/shadow for HylaFAX.  If you *didn't*, you can.

The cvs version of hylafax has a new utility faxadduser to perform this task.

faxadduser <username> [ -u <uid> ] [ -p <password> ] [ -a <adminword> ]

there is also a similar faxdeluser.  You need to be root (or to read/write 
the hosts.hfaxd file) to use them.

- Robert

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