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POPAUTH(1) User Commands POPAUTH(1)

NAME

popauth - manage pop3 authentication database

SYNOPSIS

popauth [OPTION...]

DESCRIPTION

GNU popauth -- manage pop3 authentication database

Actions are:
add user
create the DBM from a plaintext file
delete user's record
list the contents of DBM file
modify user's record (change password)
Options are:
compatibility mode
read input from FILE (default stdin)
direct output to file
force given permissions on the database
specify user's password
specify user name
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
print program version

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

Default action is:

For root: --list For a user: --modify --user <username>

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-mailutils@gnu.org>.
GNU Mailutils home page: <http://mailutils.org>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007-2021 Free Software Foundation, inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Database formats: gdbm, bdb, kc

SEE ALSO

The complete GNU mailutils documentation is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the mailutils-doc package is installed, the command

info mailutils

should give you access to the complete manual.
You can also find this manual online in the GNU mailutils webpage:
https://www.gnu.org/software/mailutils/manual/index.html.
Please note this manpage was automatically generated by the Debian mailutils packagers. Do not file bugs for its content to the GNU Mailutils upstream authors.

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