SASL2, sendmail, pam, auth failed
eje at ewanco.com
Fri Jul 14 11:25:14 EDT 2006
Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Eric Ewanco schrieb:
>> Try a lowercase a.
> If I may ask: why (how should that help out)?
Because I had a similar problem to yours and it worked for me. I found
a page instructing me on how to configure SASL and Sendmail and it
showed using options a, y, and p, instead of the A, y, and p I had. So
I switched it, and it worked.
Here are the two documented settings:
Use the AUTH= parameter for the MAIL FROM command only when
protection from active (non-dictionary) attacks during
Frankly I don't understand how either of this affect the success or
failure of authentication. A looks like it is only applicable for
outgoing mail, whereas we're concerned about incoming mail. The
definition of 'a' seems a bit vague; what does this protection involve?
But this does pertain to the authentication exchange, so theoretically
it could affect its success or failure.
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