postfix - cyrus-sasl - cyrus-imapd on RedHat

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Wed May 7 01:43:49 EDT 2003

grenoml schrieb:
> Hi all,
> Well, I'm trying to get:
> postfix 2.0.8
> cyrus-sasl 2.1.10 (RH distro)
> cyrus-imapd 2.2ALPHA (virtdom)
> pam_mysql
> webcyradm
> web-based sieve
> imp/squirrel
> working on RH9.
> I downloaded SRPMS:
> postfix SRPM from Simon Mudd
> cyrus-imapd SRPM from Simon Matter
> cyrus-sasl SRPM from RedHat (distro ver)
> In recompiling these RPMS what specific options should I be paying
> close attention?
> I'm looking at two HOWTOs from Luc and Koros but they really don't tell
> you ramifications of some of the options.  They just say here do this.
> I want to understand how all these options work together.
> I want to be able to use mysql for all authentication and TLS/SSL for
> privacy.
> As a start I compiled postfix and enabled mysql option.
> And I compiled cyrus-impad with defaults except selecting skiplist for
> all db options.

Don't do that. The developers have changed the default backends in
2.2-ALPHA to whatever they believe is the best one to use. That's why
the beta 2.2-ALPHA rpms use the cyrus-imapd distribution defaults and I
strongly recommend not to change that.

> I'm now looking at cyrus-sasl.  Do I even need to recompile cyrus-sasl?

I really don't think so.


> I looked at the cyrus-sasl spec and configure files and it doesn't show
> --enable-openssl so does that mean cyrus-sasl as installed on RH does
> not support TLS/SSL?  If it does support it already then I probably
> don't need to recompile cyrus-sasl.  Is there any easy way to test
> this?
> thx,
> Gerry Reno
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