cyrus-imapd 2.2.3 and saslauthd/ldap domainless logins.

TN tnuro at
Tue Feb 24 17:56:21 EST 2004

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.


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,
>>>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
>>>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
>>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.

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