Cyrus authentication failed
ml at awinkelmann.de
Mon Oct 2 12:59:08 EDT 2006
Am Monday 02 October 2006 18:36 schrieb mailing at scastagnoli.info:
> I was trying to make some test over backing up and recovery a simple IMAP
> server inside a LAN.
> First I have uninstalled cyrus-imapd and cyrus-sasl-saslathd RPMs from my
> SuSE 10.1.
> Second I've deleted cyrus user from my system.
> I overrided the folowing directories:
> with the ones of te system I would recover.
> Then I've created a plaintext backup of mailboxes.db using (as root):
> su -cyrus -c "ctl_mailboxlist -d" > mailboxlist.txt
> I've build a database from the plaintext using:
> cvt_cyrusdb mailboxlist.txt
> Now I can connect to Cyrus with:
> telnet localhost 143
> as every user listed with:
> except as cyrus.
> I think this is the source for strange messages I find in
> /valr/log/messages like:
> lmtpunix: IOERROR: fstating sieve script
> /var/lib/sieve/u/utente/defaultbc: No such file or directory
The User has no Sieve-Script. Either ignore these Errors or don't log
DEBUG-Messages in Syslog.
> My server IMAP can receive mails from inside and outside the LAN.
> Anyway, it's unconfortable I receive:
> 0: NO "authentication failed"
> for the command:
> testsaslauthd -u cyrus -p cyrus
Above you tell something about sasldb, here you test with saslauthd. How did
you configure saslauthd? Is it really configured to use sasldb?
Show your imapd.conf.
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