Problems logging in to cyradm

Erik Norgaard norgaard at
Thu Aug 19 05:18:12 EDT 2004

On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Søren Neigaard wrote:

> Login failed: generic failure at /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.3/i386-linux-thread-multi/Cyrus/IMAP/ 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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