security is enabled by default, and should be enabled whenever Archiveopteryx is used in production. It causes the servers to lock themselves into a chroot jail and run with very limited unix and database privileges. Most notably, they cannot open files or delete messages. Turning security off has exactly one advantage: it simplifies debugging.
security is a toggle. Its default value is true:
security = true
You can see its current value with the command aox show cf security.
Toggles are written as a single word. Yes, true, on, 1, and enabled all mean that the toggle is enabled, while no, false, off, 0, and disabled unsurprisingly mean disabled. Toggles are case-insensitive.
Spaces are allowed at the start of the line, before and after '=', and after the value. Comments extend from '#' to the end of the line.
In case of questions, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last modified: 2010-11-19