SASL Multiple Pwcheck methods

Andrew Morgan morgan at
Tue Aug 10 13:34:17 EDT 2004

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, AJ wrote:

> Thanks, is it then possible to use multiple authentication methods with
> saslauthd, such as ldap and pam/shadow?
> What I am trying to do is make sendmail authenticate against a local OS
> account first, then and ldap account if no OS account exists.
> Is this possible without breaking Cyrus, which uses saslauthd with the
> ldap authentication method.

Sure, just run 'saslauthd -a pam' to use pam authentication, then include
pam_ldap in your pam config.  We do this here to authenticate against the
/etc/shadow file for the cyrus admin user, and ldap for all the regular
cyrus users.

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