cyrus-imapd-2.2.3-4 auxprop sql whats missing?

Eric Estabrooks eric at
Fri Feb 20 09:48:35 EST 2004

Khalid Mehmood wrote:

>From the last one week I have been trying setup this
>thing, but nothing seems to be working properly. This
>is what I'm trying to setup:

>Looks like sasl auxprop function is the issue here,
>somehow cyrus-imapd can't talk to mysql. I have tried
>different combinations, but couldn't get this thing
>up. Web-cyradm works fine if I add
>sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop saslauthd, but if I
>remove saslauthd I can't authenticate to imapd server.
>I did saslpasswd2 -c cyrus, but still can't
>authenticate to server if I remove the saslauthd from
>pwcheck_method. The question is why imapd can't use
>auxprop sql function for authentication or if there is
>something else missing in my configurations? Any help
>would be greatly appreciated.
the auxprop for mysql won't work if your passwords are encrypted (like 
unix crypt) in the mysql db unless you apply a patch or are encrypting 
them in such a way that you can decrypt them or encrypt the one you got 
in the sql statement.

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