Can't successfully test credentials I just created
Vladimir V. Kamarzin
vvk at vvk.pp.ru
Wed Nov 19 00:53:05 EST 2008
>>>>> On 18 Nov 2008 at 21:11 "AO" == Ann Onemouse writes:
>> testsaslauthd -u relay -p 1234 - works or not? I think that current
>> is broken in this place.
AO> It does not work for me with "pam". In order to get the testsaslauthd
AO> command to work against regular shell accounts, I have to use the
AO> "shadow" mechanism, either by setting it in /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd,
AO> or on the command-line.
>> "-a pam -n 0" - works fine.
>> "-a pam" - works for 3-4 times, than stop working:
>> 1569 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? Z Nov17 0:00 [saslauthd]
>> Do you confirm same behavior of saslauthd?
AO> I'm afraid I cannot. On my system (CentOS 5.2 and cyrus-sasl RPM
AO> 188.8.131.52), the testsaslauthd command behaves consistently, and does
AO> not cause the server process to go defunct, no matter how many times I
AO> run it (I tried 100 times).
Yes, "shadow" mechanism works pretty well, but my problem description affects
only "pam" mechanism. If someone can run test that i described and confirm
problem, i can report it into bugzilla with "clear soul" ;)
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