look to secure cygwin email delivery
Wed May 2 04:27:00 GMT 2012
On 05/01/2012 09:01 PM, Gregory Machin wrote:
> Iâm new to Cygwin.
> Our users are required to use Active Directory authentication for
> sending email , via our exchange server, this is fine for Outlook and
> Thunderbird, but not for scripts that run under Cygwin. I configured
> sSMTP for a user to use , the issues with this is that the
> configuration is in clear text and is visible to all users on the
No it's visible to all users who have been given read permission to the
file. You can chmod 600 the file I believe. I know that unless the
snooper has admin rights they will be limited by their UID and GID. Not
sure if a plain Windows user logging in can gain access to the file though.
> Thus my questions is howto configure the Cygwin environment to use
> the userâs authentication tokens to send email via Exchange , or in a
> way that the users authentication details are not exposed.
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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