cyrus-imapd 2.2.3 and saslauthd/ldap domainless logins.

Edward Rudd eddie at
Tue Feb 24 21:34:15 EST 2004

MY cyrus admin user IS in the ldap.  The issue was with how cyrus was
auto appending the machine's domain to the username if it did not
contain an @ which i do not want it to do.. So the virtdomains: userid
is the solution for my setup..

On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 16:56, TN wrote:
> Another option which I use is I just add the cyrus admin as a regular 
> user in the ldap db, so it just gets looked up as usual.
> This might have the advantage of working for people who want ip-bound 
> virtual domains (ie. virtualdomains: yes) instead of userid.
> cheers
> -Trevor.
> Edward Rudd wrote:
> >Aha, Thanks very much that did it..
> >Setting virtdomains to 'userid' instead of 'true' fixed the issue.. 
> >On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 15:54, Igor Brezac wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, Edward Rudd wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>I have a cyrus-imapd 2.2.3 installation and am using saslauthd from my
> >>>cyrus-sasl 2.1.15 installation, normal authentication to my virtual
> >>>domain users works fine.. (test at, test at,
> >>>etc...)
> >>>However I can not login as the administrator (cyrus) which has no domain
> >>>component to the username.. Logging in fails every time and the auth.log
> >>>shows that saslauthd is being sent cyrus at mylocal.domain instead of just
> >>>cyrus.. And creating an entry in my ldap to handle cyrus at mylocal.domain
> >>>only has cyrus log the user into a mailbox in the virtual domain system
> >>>(ie not a super user)..
> >>>Is there a way to get cyrus imapd to NOT add on the domain to a user w/o
> >>>it?
> >>>Otherwise I can not administer my domains at all..
> >>>and running the testsaslauthd program tests perfectly fine.. so it is
> >>>cyrus-imapd sending the data....
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>Did you specify defaultdomain param?  You will need to use
> >>admin at defaultdomain userid when you want to administer your cyrus
> >>installation.
> >>
> >>Alternatively, you can use 'virtdomains: userid'.  Cyrus will not attempt
> >>to resolve unqualified userids and it will assume that unqualified userids
> >>belong to 'defaultdomain' if specified.
> >>    
> >>
Edward Rudd <eddie at>

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