Fatal error: tls_start_servertls() failed. (fwd)
ken at oceana.com
Thu Aug 21 19:53:48 EDT 2003
Mike Allen wrote:
> Thanks for your help and insight. I have attached my imapd.conf file
> with the values I currently use. SSL/TLS still does not let me
> communicate with port 993. imtest will not run to completion.
> What am I missing?
I don't know. Are imapd and/or imtest spitting out any additional
messages to imapd.log? Are you running both imapd and imtest with the
> Thanks again for your help.
> Mike Allen
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 20:55:57 -0400
> From: Ken Murchison <ken at oceana.com>
> To: Mike Allen <mallen at familyradio.org>
> Cc: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
> Subject: Re: Fatal error: tls_start_servertls() failed.
> Mike Allen wrote:
>>I get the above Fatal error when I try to do anything after the
>> telnet localhost imaps
>>Would someone please direct me as to how to debug this? Thanks in
>>advance for your help.
> First or all, telneting to port 993 won't get you any visible data,
> since SSL/TLS is negotiated before any IMAP protocol data is exchanged.
> If you really want to test imaps, then you should use imtest (included
> with Cyrus) or OpenSSL's s_client.
> The error you are seeing most likely means that you haven't configured
> Cyrus for SSL/TLS (tls_* options in imapd.conf).
> # Thie file was typed in by hand to eliminate non-alphanumeric
> # characters within it.
> configdirectory: /var/imap
> defaultpartition: default
> partition-default: /var/spool/imap
> umask: 077
> allowanonymouslogin: no
> allowplaintext: yes
> quotawarn: 90
> imapdresponse: yes
> admins: cyrus
> autocreatequota: 50000
> duplicatesuppression: yes
> mailnotifier: <no default>
> sieveusehomedir: false
> sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
> postmaster: postmaster
> sieve_maxscriptsize: 32
> sieve_maxscripts: 5
> sasl_maximum_layer: 256
> sasl_minimum_layer: 0
> sasl_pwcheck_method: sasldb2
> sasl_auto_transition: no
> #sasl_opiekeys: /etc/opiekeys
> tls_cert_file: /usr/local/ssl/global.crt
> tls_key_file: /usr/local/ssl/global.key
> tls_imap_cert_file: /usr/local/ssl/global.crt
> tls_imap_key_file: /usr/local/ssl/global.key
> #tls_lmtp_cert_file: /usr/local/etc/ssl/global.crt
> #tls_lmtp_key_file: /usr/local/etc/ssl/global.key
> tls_session_timeout: 1440
> #tls_ca_file: global.crt
> #tls_ca_path: /usr/local/etc/ssl
> deleteright: c
> lmtpsocket: /var/imap/socket/lmtp
> idlesocket: /var/imap/socket/idle
> notifysocket: /var/imap/socket/notify
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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