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administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 12:51PM
Step0ut (step0ut yahoo gr) (7 replies)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 07 2007 06:17PM
Cristóbal Palmer (cristobalpalmer gmail com)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 07 2007 04:57PM
Richard Cox (khabi pixelatedninja com)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 07 2007 10:08AM
Alexander Klimov (alserkli inbox ru)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 09:27PM
Greg Metcalfe (metcalfegreg qwest net)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 07:15PM
druid stonedcoder org
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 04:44PM
Klaas Schaafsma (klaas xs4all nl)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 04:28PM
Stephen Hauskins (stephen acg ucsc edu)


More than likely they can read other people's email if they
wish, it depends on what you mean by administrator password.

Is this root?

Stephen Hauskins
Divisional Liaison
Academic Computing Group
Division of Physical and Biological Sciences

We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used
when we created them. Albert Einstein

On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, Step0ut wrote:

>
> Hi everyone,
>
> I am sorry if this is not the exact forum to post this question but seemed
> the most relevant.
> I am working in a network with 40/50 PC's managed by 3 people with
> administrator passwords.
> The OS used is GNU/Linux.
> There is also a webmail service provided by the same server, which is also
> maintained
> by the same people.
> My question is the following:
> Since the administrator has of course access to all user files, does this
> mean that
> one with administrator privileges can read everybody's emails?
>
> Cheers,
> step0ut
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