cyradm password problem
steves06 at comcast.net
Sun Jun 8 00:50:31 EDT 2003
I'm running Cyrus imapd 2.1.11 on a FreeBSD 5.0 Pentium system. I
built this from my local FreeBSD ports collection. I seem to have
gotten it mostly right -- all my home accounts are now using it
successfully. But somewhere along the way I lost the cyrus password
and can no longer use cyradm to manage mailboxes, etc.
I get these sorts of errors:
Jun 8 00:33:55 murphy imapd: KERBEROS_V4 unavailable due to lack of IPv4
Jun 8 00:33:58 murphy imapd: opiechallenge: user not found or locked
Jun 8 00:33:58 murphy imapd: badlogin: localhost[::1] OTP [SASL(-13): use
r not found: opiechallenge: user not found or locked]
Jun 8 00:34:01 murphy perl: No worthy mechs found
Also, even though users are getting their IMAP mail okay, I get these
in my log:
Jun 7 23:37:33 murphy imapd: no user in db
Jun 7 23:37:33 murphy imapd: login: huckle.sapovits.org[10.100.20.4] susans
Things seem to go south on a reboot.
A few things I suspect and/or had problems with:
1) It seemed to want Kerberos no matter how I configured sasl_pwcheck_method.
It's currenly set to auxprop. I ended up installing the Kerberos5 port ...
I'm thinking maybe that messed something up on reboot that's killing
2) I had trouble with /var/imap/srvtab. Even though I configured it to
that path, something kept looking for /etc/srvtab. I finally ended
up copying it to both places for now. I'd like to get that right long
3) Somewhere along the way both /etc/srvtab (before I copied it) and
/etc/opiekeys ended up owned by root so that cyrus couldn't read
them. I first changed permissions, then ended up copying as described
4) Along the way adding users, I ended up forgetting to add the 'user.'
when creating mailboxes. The result is that I have a few shared folders
with user names that I can't delete. The last thing I tried to do in
cyradm before not being able to get in was delete these. I got
"permission denied" errors.
Any help appreciated. I've just started searching the archives. My apologies
if this issue is already covered ...
Steve Sapovits steves06 at comcast.net
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