cyrus 22 on Freebsd permission denied
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Tue Aug 16 00:44:48 EDT 2005
> Hello i use freebsd 4.11 stable, have been using BINC IMAP and
> cyrus-sasl-2.1.20_1 and cyrus-sasl-saslauthd-2.1.20_1 for imap and
> postfix Authentication. BINC IMAP is a great little program but does not
> have the support for virtual users that i need or the robustness of
> Recently I been trying to get cyrus-imapd-2.2.12_1 with berkly
> db43-4.3.28 on my freebsd box have followed the instructions to the
> letter but when tried to run mkimap for the cyrus su it did not work so
> just ran it from the regular su account that seemed to work fine.
> I login as cyrus su then run the command cyradm localhost and then my
> password everything seems to work fine on the command line.
> However watching the auth.log i see this when i enter cyradm localhost
> Aug 15 18:24:14 tokyo imap: OTP unavailable because can't
> read/write key database /etc/opiekeys: Permission denied
I think that's no problem because you don't use OTP anyway.
> Then this when i enter a password
> Aug 15 18:25:03 tokyo imap: no user in db
> next i try to create a user like this createmailbox user.smith and get
> createmailbox:permission denied all the time please help what am i doing
Are you logged in as rmvg? If yes, then I guess it may still be a
permission problem on the file level. Is your cyrus group really cyrus?
It's mail very often.
> Have added the following to my /etc/syslog.conf but have an empty
> imapd.log the auth.log stuff seems to work ok.
> local6.debug /var/log/imapd.log
> here are a list or permissions for my directories
> inside /var
> drwxr-x--- 10 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 15 18:09 imap
> inside /var/imap
> -rw------- 1 cyrus cyrus 144 Aug 12 00:09 annotations.db
> drwxr-xr-x 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 12 00:09 db
> drwx------ 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 15 18:09 db.backup1
> drwx------ 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 15 17:39 db.backup2
> -rw------- 1 cyrus cyrus 32768 Aug 12 04:00 deliver.db
> drwxr-xr-x 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 12 00:02 log
> -rw------- 1 cyrus cyrus 144 Aug 15 18:29 mailboxes.db
> drwxr-xr-x 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 12 00:02 msg
> drwxr-xr-x 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 15 18:30 proc
> drwxr-xr-x 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 12 00:02 ptclient
> drwxr-xr-x 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 12 00:36 socket
> -rw------- 1 cyrus cyrus 32768 Aug 12 04:00 tls_sessions.db
> inside /var/spool
> drwxr-x--- 3 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 12 00:02 imap
> inside /var/spool/imap
> drwxr-xr-x 2 cyrus cyrus 512 Aug 12 00:02 stage.
> here are the contents of my imap.conf
> configdirectory: /var/imap
> partition-default: /var/spool/imap
> admins: rmvg
> sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
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