New rpms of Cyrus IMAPd 2.2.3
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Fri Jan 30 12:10:58 EST 2004
> Ok, this makes sense, thanks Mark. I've worked
> through this when trying to install from source
> (unsuccessful as well till now).
> But I still can't get through the howto list.
> Everything seemed ok until step 7. I started
> saslauthd, but I don't have any file at
> /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd and have had no occasion to
The cyrus-sasl rpms from RedHat don't include /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd. It
will then just use /etc/shadow for auth. I usually put 'MECH=pam' into the
file so saslauthd will use PAM.
> write one. Does "as needed" mean I should create one,
> and what should it say?
> Then I went ahead and tried to start imap with step
> 11, and I get the error: "cyrus-imapd: unrecognized
Hmm, did you really install the rpms or did you just build them? After
rebuilding from src.rpm, You'll find the compiled packages in
/usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/. You have to install them with 'rpm -ivh
/usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/<filename>.rpm'. Building alone doesn't install
> I don't mean to skip around and I want to be thorough,
> but it's not working for me. I would appreciate any
> more clarification.
> --- Mark London <mrl at psfc.mit.edu> wrote:
>> >Could someone please help me with steps 9 and 10 of
>> >Simon's install howto:
>> >I think we're talking about setting the cyrus
>> >in SASL, but I'm not sure how, and #10 is also new
>> >me. I've searched docs and the web and cyrus and
>> >lists and don't have clear answers in a timely
>> Set the cyrus password by simply using passwd,
>> assuming that's how
>> you set the passwords on your system.
>> 10) Make sure your MTA delivers to Cyrus IMAPd, I
>> recommend LMTP for this.
>> This simply means that you have to properly set up
>> sendmail (or
>> whatever) to properly talk to Cyrus, i.e. to talk to
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