Cyrus authentication failed
ml at awinkelmann.de
Tue Oct 3 04:29:34 EDT 2006
Am Tuesday 03 October 2006 00:06 schrieb mailing at scastagnoli.info:
> My imapd.conf is:
> configdirectory: /var/lib/imap
> partition-default: /var/spool/imap
> sievedir: /var/lib/sieve
> admins: cyrus
> allowanonymouslogin: no
> autocreatequota: 10000
> reject8bit: no
> quotawarn: 90
> timeout: 30
> poptimeout: 10
> dracinterval: 0
> drachost: localhost
> sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
> lmtp_overquota_perm_failure: no
> lmtp_downcase_rcpt: yes
sasl_mech_list: plain login
is missing. Then test again with cyrus and "other" users. Do "other" users
Then show how you start saslauthd.
> I think I understand what you mean, but I've always used saspasswd2 -c
> username, where username is an existing linux user, to create account for
> Cyrus and it has always worked.
> Stefano C.
> > 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:
> >> /var/spool/imap
> >> /var/lib/imap
> >> /var/lib/sieve
> >> 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:
> >> sasldblistusers
> >> except as cyrus.
> >> 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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