SASL2, sendmail, pam, auth failed
dermannda at web.de
Fri Jul 14 12:04:03 EDT 2006
Am 2006-07-14 15:25, Eric Ewanco schrieb:
> 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.
Please do not confuse us. Thats MY problem :)
> 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
> authentication succeeded.
> protection from active (non-dictionary) attacks during
> authentication exchange.
> 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.
i've tried it, i didn't have anyway anything to loose :)
as a result, i don't even get the
250-AUTH PLAIN LOGIN
when i telnet to it (or secured via tls in evolution)
so, back to define(`confAUTH_OPTIONS', `A y')
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