Telemetry log before authentication ?

Ken Murchison ken at
Thu Dec 11 10:57:30 EST 2003

Etienne Goyer wrote:

> Hi,
> I am troubleshooting a problem where the client negociate STARTTLS with
> success, then fail.  I guess the authentication did not work because the
> server does not write telemetry log.  I have local6 and auth log
> facility set to debug, and I see nothing after the successful starttls
> negociation message.  I was trying to figure out if the client tried to
> AUTHENTICATE (and, if yes, wich mechanism he tried), or just dropped it 
> I guess I would need telemetry of session before the authentication
> succeed, unless somebody could tell me for sure "no AUTHENTICATE have
> been tried because it would have blah in (local6|auth) facility".

If authentication is attempted, you should see either success or failure 
logged in one or both log files.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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