is an auxilliary daemon that allows users to perform various tasks
with respect to their UNIX system account:
Change their name
Check filesystem quota
Furthermore it can help users set up an
file for Spam filtering, vacation auto-replies etc.
can be installed on a separate host from the main Prayer services if necessary.
It needs to be able to run
for the user, and access users' home directories.
accepts the following command-line options:
Reads configuration from
instead of the default.
--config-option name = value
Sets (overrides) the configuration option
name to value
Any number of options can be specified in this manner.
Fork subprocesses as requests come in. This is the default.
Don't fork; process one request in at the time (debug mode).
Default configuration file.
is rather customized to the needs of the University of Cambridge,
though some patches have been applied to the Debian package. System
administrators should study the source code to see what this means.
This introductory manual page was put together for Debian by
An Magnus Holmgren <firstname.lastname@example.org> .