This documentation is for Dovecot v2.x, see wiki1 for v1.x documentation.
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= Passwd =

User is looked up using `getpwent()` call, which usually looks into `/etc/passwd` file, but depending on NSS configuration it may also look up the user from eg. LDAP database.

Most commonly used as user database. Many systems use shadow passwords nowadays so it doesn't usually work as password database. BSDs are an exception to this, they still set the password field even with shadow passwords.
Moved to https://doc.dovecot.org/configuration_manual/authentication/passwd/

None: AuthDatabase/Passwd (last edited 2019-09-11 14:08:34 by MichaelSlusarz)