saslauthd with ldap directory as backend
eric.belhomme at eve-team.com
Mon Jan 25 12:55:22 EST 2010
I'm newbie with sasl and I'm very confused the way it works... I googled
for hours and RTFMed online docs and my Debian /usr/share/doc
directories... But I still feel SASL very obscure !
So I'm going to ask here some help, expecting someone will be able to
let me understand what I do !
* What I have ?
- 3 Debian Lenny servers, with running OpenLDAP directory for user and
- a postfix server, with virtual users from the LDAP directory
- a dovecot server, with virtual users from the LDAP directory
* What I want to do ?
- enable SASL auth for postfix
- migrate from dovecot to cyrus Imapd+Murder
- enable SASL auth for cyrus imapd and murder, using my LDAP directory
* What I did :
installing saslauthd with this config :
Then I started saslauthd daemon like this :
/usr/sbin/saslauthd -a ldap -c -m /var/run/saslauthd -d
Finally, I tried to test the auth with test tools :
On a shell :
cyrus:~# sasl-sample-server -s host -p /usr/lib/sasl2
Generating client mechanism list...
Sending list of 6 mechanism(s)
Waiting for client mechanism...
On another shell :
sasl-sample-client -s host -p /usr/lib/sasl2 -n cyrus -u rico
Waiting for mechanism list from server...
TE9HSU4gRElHRVNULU1ENSBQTEFJTiBDUkFNLU1ENSBOVExNIEFOT05ZTU9VUw==sasl-sample-client: Unable to parse input
Both slapd and saslauthd are stared as debug processes, and nothing
happens ! It's like the sasl-sample-server tools don't even try to
connect the saslauthd daemon !
I'm pretty sure I missed some important thinks in the knowledge of sasl
mechs but as I'm not a specialist it actually looks for me like...
voodoo or something like that ;)
thanks for your help,
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 5335 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.andrew.cmu.edu/pipermail/cyrus-sasl/attachments/20100125/59c840a9/attachment.bin
More information about the Cyrus-sasl