Newbie sieve problem w/sieveshell

Rob Tanner rtanner at
Tue Aug 10 13:53:18 EDT 2004

--On Tuesday, August 10, 2004 10:47:53 AM -0700 Joakim Ryden
<jryden at> wrote:

> On Tuesday 10 August 2004 10:41 am, Rob Tanner wrote:
>> --On Tuesday, August 10, 2004 10:23:16 AM -0700 Joakim Ryden
>> <jryden at> wrote:
>> > What do your logs say when you try it?
>> > 
>> > --Jo
>> Duh!  I didn't even think to check there.  Here are two examples, the
>> sieveshell that fails followed by a smartsieve login that worked.  In
>> bothe cases I logged in (or tried to login in) as the same user.  The
>> one difference I note is that the failed login does not list the user
>> name while the successful login does.  Is that significant?
> [...]
> Try this and see if it makes a difference:
># sieveshell --authname=rtanner localhost
> --Jo

Yep, that did it.  I got in!

Unfortunately, it doesn't look like sieveshell does what I was hoping for.
I'm looking for some tool that will allow me, as the administrator, to manage
other users' sieve space (add/modify scripts, etc).  Do you have any


Rob Tanner
UNIX Services Manager
Linfield College, McMinnville OR

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