look to secure cygwin email delivery
Wed May 2 05:03:00 GMT 2012
I have tests as you suggest , so long as the user does not have admin
The problem I have is most users have local admin rites on their
machines. Which make it difficult to secure .
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 4:27 PM, Andrew DeFaria <Andrew@defaria.com> wrote:
> On 05/01/2012 09:01 PM, Gregory Machin wrote:
>> I’m 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 user’s 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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> tomorrow, how cold is it going to be?
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