setup looks right ...but it won't authenticate ...

Ken Murchison ken at
Sat Jul 26 21:01:18 EDT 2003

Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> Great, can't reproduce now ... all appears to be working just create :)
> Now, one question ... to remove a virtual domain, will the system
> auto-remove directories when the last mailbox has been removed?  


> Is there some way of removing a virtual domain "easily"?

If you mean an entire domain, the answer is no.

>  On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:
>>What does sasldblistusers2 show?
>>Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>>>Just setup using sasl2, but if I try and connect with cyradm, using the
>>>right passwd, it fails to connect with a core dump:
>>>test# cyradm --user cyrus localhost
>>>cyradm: cannot authenticate to server with  as cyrus
>>>Bus error (core dumped)
>>>The error in the log file is:
>>>Jul 24 01:42:12 test perl: All-whitespace username.
>>>Jul 24 01:42:12 test perl: No worthy mechs found
>>>everything looks okay, I think, in my imapd.conf file:
>>>test# cat /usr/local/etc/imapd.conf
>>>configdirectory: /var/spool/imap
>>>partition-default: /var/spool/mail
>>>admins: cyrus at admin at
>>>duplicatesuppression: 1
>>>sievedir: /var/spool/sieve
>>>sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
>>>hashimapspool: yes
>>>sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop
>>>lmtpsocket: /var/run/socket/lmtp
>>>quotawarn: 90
>>>virtdomains: 1
>>>and permissions on sasldb2 looks right:
>>>test# ls -ld /usr/local/etc/sasldb2
>>>-rw-r--r--  1 cyrus  wheel  49152 Jul 24 01:39 /usr/local/etc/sasldb2
>>>but even a connection through imap fails:
>>>telnet localhost imap
>>>Trying ::1...
>>>Connected to localhost.
>>>Escape character is '^]'.
>>>* OK Cyrus IMAP4 v2.2.1-BETA server ready
>>>. login cyrus at test
>>>. NO Login failed: user not found
>>>. logout
>>>* BYE LOGOUT received
>>>. OK Completed
>>>Connection closed by foreign host.
>>>so, what's staring me in the face that I'm not seeing? :(
>>>thanks ...
>>Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
>>Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
>>716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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