Logwatch script for Cyrus and resulting questions
ken at oceana.com
Thu Jan 29 12:04:36 EST 2004
Sebastian Hagedorn wrote:
> we're finally going live with our HA cluster based on RedHat AS 2.1. It
> took us almost two years to get the system stable, due mostly to
> software issues in Linux. Now I'm doing some final preparation and as
> part of that I'm creating a script for logwatch (see www.logwatch.org).
> My script is for logwatch 4.3.1, but I guess it'll work with other
> versions as well. I'll share the script once it's been in use for a few
> Does anybody else use logwatch with Cyrus? I'd be interested in what
> others do ...
Not currently, but I'd be interested in your script.
> Anyway, I've got a question as a result of the output:
> Number of logins: 184
> ... using LOGIN: 61
> ... using NTLM: 3
> ... using APOP: 16
> ... using plaintext+TLS: 68
> ... using CRAM-MD5: 14
> ... using PLAIN: 22
> Number of logins: 182
> ... using CRAM-MD5+TLS: 31
> ... using PLAIN+TLS: 5
> ... using NTLM: 2
> ... using plaintext+TLS: 31
> ... using CRAM-MD5: 97
> ... using plain+TLS: 3
> ... using DIGEST-MD5: 13
> I think I know what the difference between PLAIN and plain is (the first
> is a proper SASL mechanism, the latter isn't), but what's plaintext and
> why is it the only mechanism that doesn't log "User logged in"?
plaintext is the built-in authentication command: LOGIN for IMAP,
USER/PASS for POP3 and NNTP.
I just updated CVS so that all successful authentications get logged in
a consistent manner (imapd, pop3d, nntpd).
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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