Sendmail/SASL2/saslauthd/FreeBSD problem

Rob Szarka szlists at
Mon Jun 12 05:10:17 EDT 2006


I would like to point out the following obvious (in retrospect) 
advice about testing smtp auth by hand:

when using mmencode to translate to base64, one should

printf "username" | mmencode


echo "username" | mmencode

Of course, it wasn't working from my usual MUA either, originally; 
but after I  fixed my problem, I didn't know it was fixed because I 
was testing with a bad username and password.


After a complete deinstall/reinstall/reconfigure didn't work, I caught on...

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