New rpms of Cyrus IMAPd 2.2.3
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Fri Jan 30 10:37:49 EST 2004
> We used to say that the only dumb question is the one
> that's not asked. But that doesn't keep me from
> feeling that way sometimes.
> Could someone please help me with steps 9 and 10 of
> Simon's install howto:
> I think we're talking about setting the cyrus password
If you installed the cyrus-imapd rpms and didn't change anything,
cyrus-imapd will use saslauthd->pam/system-auth for authentication. This
means that on a default RedHat install where users are stored in
/etc/passwd * /etc/shadow, you'll have to set a password for the cyrus
unix user. Try:
If you're using postfix, you'll have put someting like this in
/etc/postfix/main.cf to let postfix deliver mail to cyrus-imapd via lmtp:
mailbox_transport = lmtp:unix:/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp
If you're using sendmail, I can't help you but I know people on this list
know exactly how to configure it for cyrus-imapd.
> in SASL, but I'm not sure how, and #10 is also new to
> me. I've searched docs and the web and cyrus and sasl
> lists and don't have clear answers in a timely
> Please bear with me in my learning process, and thanks
> for helping me speed it up a bit. (Time is money!)
> David S. Brown
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