access someone account without changing password

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access someone account without changing password

Post by associates » 2008-01-08 04:01

Hi,

I was wondering if i could get some help here. I have Hmailserver version 4.4-B270. What i would like to do is to be able to access to all the staff's email account to check their emails without having to change their password. I have a situation where one of our staff is away and there are some emails we need to know whether they have arrived or not in her inbox. I know that i could just ring her up and acquire the password from her. But i guess i just would like to know if Hmailserver has that kind of functionality.

Thank you in advance

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Post by Bram » 2008-01-08 09:25

No hmailserver has not a "admin" password to access all e-mail accounts. You could look in de data folder of this persons account to see if the email you are looking for is arrived. Also you can search your logfiles.

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Post by ^DooM^ » 2008-01-08 10:39

You could create a new account with a password you know, login to the database, make a copy of her hashed password and then replace it with the password hash for the account you just created. You can then login and do what you need to then replace the password hash with the her original one and all is back to normal. (Ethics and privacy not withstanding of course :) )

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Post by redrummy » 2008-01-08 11:50

Whoo! Nice. Remind me not to get on DooM's bad side. ;)

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Post by ^DooM^ » 2008-01-08 14:16

:twisted:

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