Author: Tony Finch Date: To: Exim Mailing List 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.