Problem with Squirrelmail 1.4.0 and cyrus 2.1.13

Andrew Farmer arf at
Wed Jul 16 10:48:45 EDT 2003

Hi all,

I'm just setting up squirrelmail 1.4.0 and I'm having trouble 
authenticating against our Cyrus (2.1.13) server (RedHat 7.2). The IMAP 
server is set up to use "sasl_mech_list: PLAIN" and I have been able to 
login using various email clients with no problem.

However, when I try to login using Squirrelmail, I get: "Unknown user or 
password incorrect.".

I see no errors in auth.log but I do get the following in my 
/var/log/messages file:

Jul 16 15:34:17 mailhost  imapd[30587]: badlogin: mailhost[] 
plaintext  invalid user

It looks to me as if Squirrelmail is trying to use the LOGIN mechanism 
(which appears to be unsupported), in which case, do I need to recompile 
my cyrus-sasl to inlcude LOGIN support? Or is there something I can do 
in the Squirrel PHP code to achieve a login?

I'm sorry if this is all basic stuff, I'm new to all this.

Many thanks,

Andy Farmer

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