Problems logging in to cyradm

Søren Neigaard s.neigaard at
Thu Aug 19 06:18:53 EDT 2004

I have all those set also, but saslauthd is not running!? If I issue a find
/ -name "saslauthd" I get this list:


What should I do to start this? Do I have to create my own start script, or
is there one I can use somewhere?


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-info-cyrus at
[mailto:owner-info-cyrus at] On Behalf Of Erik Norgaard
Sent: 19. august 2004 11:18
To: info-cyrus at
Subject: Re: Problems logging in to cyradm

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Søren Neigaard wrote:

> Login failed: generic failure at
line 118
> cyradm: cannot authenticate to server with  as root
> What causes this, is there something Im missing?

Take a look at sasl_pwcheck_method and sasl_mech_list, mine is
sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
sasl_mech_list: plain

and then you probably need
allowplaintext: yes

And you need cyrus-sasl-saslauthd installed and running.

Regards, Erik

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