sasl configuration file loading problem

Patrick Ben Koetter p at
Fri Aug 28 13:15:56 EDT 2009

* Sean O'Malley <omalleys at>:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, Patrick Ben Koetter wrote:
> >
> > The name must be /usr/lib/sasl2/sample.conf.
> >
> > It's the sample-server. It sends 'sample' as application name. libsasl
> > searches for $application_name . '.conf'.
> >
> IIRC RH systems try /etc/sasl2 before /usr/lib/sasl2 for the config
> files.

AFAIR they look in /usr/lib/sasl2 first and if they find a config file that
fits they use it AND ignore one that would fit too, if it is in /etc/sasl2. At
least I had that problem once.

p at rick

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