SASL2 didn't support Pam authenticate directly, did it?

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed Apr 16 09:29:12 EDT 2003

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Do Duc Huy wrote:

> Hi list!
> I 've had too much headache with sasl2 and pam problem for two week. At last, I think may be sasl2 didn't support PAM authenticate directly. It only support pam with saslauthd. But I 've not found any infomation in SASL web site yet.
> Is thre any one know why pam authenticate directly was not supported in sasl2. How must I do if I want to upgrade my system from sasl1?
> Any idea would be greatly appreciated.

You should use saslauthd -a pam, and set the pwcheck_method sasl option to


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