migration to SASLv2 - how?

manitu at mefisto.net manitu at mefisto.net
Mon May 26 09:53:21 EDT 2003

On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 12:05:19PM +0200, Olaf Zaplinski wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to migrate my system from 1.5.27 (Debian package) to 2.1.13 
> (tarball). The second step after compiling fails:
> binky:/usr/src/cyrus-sasl-2.1.13/utils# ./dbconverter-2
> This program will take the sasldb file specified on the
> command line and convert it to a new sasldb file in the default
> location (usually /etc/sasldb). It is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED that you
> backup sasldb before allowing this program to run
> We are going to convert /etc/sasldb and our output will be in /etc/sasldb2
> Press return to continue
> Error opening password file /etc/sasldb

I just ran in the same error yesterday:

found the solution at 

hope this helps


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