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> The documentation for authorized_submit_users states:
> ,----[ postconf(5) ]
> | Otherwise, the real UID of the process is looked up in the system
> | password file, and access is granted only if the corresponding login
> | name is on the access list.
> Does that literally refer to the password file, e.g. "/etc/passwd"? It
> seems to work here with users provided by other means (LDAP). Is it
> supported to state users here which are not in "/etc/passwd" (or
> whatever the system passwd file might be)?
This refers to the system library getpwuid(3) function.