Mail Accepted for /etc/passwd Users Since Upgrade

(Doc ID 1435830.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version: 7u2-7 and later   [Release: 7u2 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Since upgrading from Messaging Server 6.3 to 7u4, mail is being accepted for users defined in /etc/passwd which should be rejected.  Specifically users like webservd.  Why/how is it looking in the passwd file?  What changed in 7u4?

Solution

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