Postfix, SASL and LDAPDB: no worthy mech found

Julien Vehent julien at
Mon May 24 07:34:28 EDT 2010

On Sun, 23 May 2010 11:49:17 -0500, Dan White <dwhite at> wrote:
> Are you using the same authc identity within your imapd.conf config and
> smtpd.conf? If not, is there anything different about how they're
> configured in your ldap tree?
> Can you provide your /etc/postfix/sasl/smtpd.conf config, and the output
> 'grep sasl /etc/imapd.conf' for comparison?

I think I narrowed the problem to postfix, apparently it sends the email
address as the UID, instead of only the first part of the email address...

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