Re: [exim] authenticated_id in 4.63 for trusted users

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Author: Tony Finch
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Subject: Re: [exim] authenticated_id in 4.63 for trusted users
On Mon, 31 Jul 2006, Dean Brooks wrote:
> Hmm, in the release version of 4.63, I find this in spec.txt in the
> description of $authenticated_id:
>     When a message is submitted locally (that is, not over a TCP connection)
>     the value of $authenticated_id is normally the login name of the calling
>     process. However, a trusted user can override this by means of the -oMai
>     command line option.

Ah, Philip has been improving it :-)

On further testing I see that authenticated_id is not set if a trusted
user uses the -f option, which is what was occurring in the situations
that caused people unexpected problems.

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