SQL errors when not using SQL backend

Paul Boven p.boven at chello.nl
Fri Aug 6 10:09:44 EDT 2004

Hi everyone,

Ken Murchison wrote:
> Paul Boven wrote:
>> Ken Murchison wrote:
>>> Paul Boven wrote:
>>>> I'm building the latest Cyrus (imapd 2.2.8, sasl 2.1.19) and 
>>>> packaging  it for Solaris to distrubute to several different Cyrus 
>>>> servers.
>>>> Works like a charm but every time someone connects I get the 
>>>> following errors on my serial console:
>>>> imap[18190]: sql_select option missing
>>>> imap[18190]: auxpropfunc error no mechanism available
>>>> The machine in question is not using SQL as a backend (though it has 
>>>> been compiled in). Should these messages turn up at all in this case?

>>> If the SQL plugin is installed, it will be initialized, and the 
>>> initialization procedure checks for the sql_select option.  You can 
>>> either remove the SQL plugin or just add a dummy sql_select option.

>> I appended 'sasl_sql_select: dummy' to the imapd.conf, but now I get:
>> mozilla imap[9865]: sql plugin could not connect to host
>> mozilla imap[9865]: sql plugin couldn't connect to any host
>> Would it be a good idea to remove the sql-plugin from /usr/sasl2/lib 
>> or is it perhaps possible to explicitly disable it by setting 
>> sasl_auxprop_plugin?

> The first option will definitely work, the second option should work.

Removing the plugin just caused 'dlopen' failures.
Excluding the SQL plugin from sasl_auxprop_plugin *and* creating a dummy 
SQL statement did the trick, however.

Thanks for the quick responses!

Regards, Paul Boven.
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