Regarding issue with auxprop plugin

Dan White dwhite at
Thu May 17 22:08:20 EDT 2018

On 05/17/18 18:41 -0700, Om Kale wrote:
>Hi All,
>I am trying to integrate cyrus-sasl with memcached. I am repeatedly seeing
>the following error on the memcached application server:
>SASL (severity 5): could not find auxprop plugin, was searching for 'sasldb'
>SASL (severity 5): could not find auxprop plugin, was searching for 'sasldb'
>Could someone please help me with the same.
>I have created a config file named memcached.conf inside /usr/lib/sasl2/
>that looks like follows:
>pwcheck_method: auxprop
>auxprop_plugin: sasldb
>mech_list: plain
>log_level: 5
>sasldb_path: /usr/lib/sasl2
>I have also configured cyrus-sasl using:
>./configure --with-plugindir=/usr/lib/sasl2 --with-configdir=/usr/lib/sasl2

Assuming that you compiled dynamically, does the sasldb shared library
exist? If not, you may need to check it's build dependencies and you may
need to specify --with-dblib and/or CPPFLAGS/LDFLAGS if berkerly cannot be

Use 'pluginviewer -a' to verify that the glue library can find sasldb.
strace or another system call trace tool should verify the directory path
being searched.

If using shared libraries, ldd on both pluginview and your memcached binary
should point to the same location for

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