saslauthd w/ ldap issues continued

AJ aj at
Thu Sep 14 09:12:53 EDT 2006

Here is my imapd.conf file.  Thanks for any help, I am really puzzled  
and stuck!

configdirectory: /var/cyrus/imap
partition-default: /var/cyrus/spool/imap
admins: cyrus
sievedir: /var/cyrus/sieve
sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN
hashimapspool: true
altnamespace: yes
unixhierarchysep: yes
lmtp_downcase_rcpt: 1
autocreatequota: 8192
virtdomains: userid

Quoting Andreas Winkelmann <ml at>:

> Am Wednesday 13 September 2006 19:09 schrieb AJ:
>> I have been trying to get saslauthd working w/ ldap.
>> I am trying to authenticate via the user's mail attribute as opposed
>> to their uid attribute.  Here is my saslauthd.conf file.
>> ldap_servers: ldap://
>> ldap_search_base: dc=Users,dc=domain,dc=com
>> ldap_filter: mail=%u
>> ldap_auth_method: bind
>> ldap_use_sasl: no
>> SASL version is 2.1.19 from RHEL 4 update 4
>> This works w/ testsaslauthd for usernames such as test at
>> When i use imtest from cyrus imapd, it does not work.  I have tried
>> running saslauthd with and without the -r flag and the result is the
>> same.  It seems that saslauthd is stripping off the domain part either
>> way.
>> On the ldap server i see this:
>> SRCH base="dc=Users,dc=domain,dc=com" scope=2 filter="(mail=test)"
>> attrs="dn"
>> Notice under filter it does not say test at domain, but when I run
>> testsaslauthd it does.
>> Any ideas here?
> Please show your imapd.conf.
> --
> 	Andreas

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