[Mimedefang] Is it neccessary to 'Secure' the defang user?

Dirk Mueller dmuell at gmx.net
Wed Apr 30 15:14:00 EDT 2003

On Mit, 30 Apr 2003, David F. Skoll wrote:

> You want to lock that down quickly.  Check your distribution's documentation
> to find out how to lock out an account (that is, make it impossible to log
> in no matter what password is typed.)  It usually involves putting a "*"
> in the encrypted password field in /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow.

Please note that on all distributions I know, useradd locks the password by 


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