timsieved auth problem

Ken Murchison ken at oceana.com
Fri Aug 13 08:32:41 EDT 2004

Didi Rieder wrote:
> Hi again,
> we are running cyrus-2.2.8 with sasl-2.1.19.
> Our sasl authentication settings in imapd.conf are:
> sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN
> saslauthd is using PAM to authenticate. It works well for imap/imaps, 
> however
> we can't get it to run with timsieved. It seems that the sieve deamon is 
> not advertising
> any auth method:
> [root at sbox etc]# telnet localhost sieve
> Trying
> Connected to localhost.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> "IMPLEMENTATION" "Cyrus timsieved v2.2.8"
> "SIEVE" "fileinto reject envelope vacation imapflags notify subaddress 
> relational regex"
> OK
> Shouln't be a "SASL" "PLAIN" "LOGIN" there?
> What could be wrong? (Remember imap works fine)...

The SASL library can't find any plugins.  They should be installed in, 
or have a link to, /usr/lib/sasl2.  The reason imapd works is because it 
has the plaintext LOGIN command, where timsieved doesn't.

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