Migrate passwords from shadow to mysql
shwaltz at cabm.rutgers.edu
Thu Jan 22 12:16:19 EST 2004
Ken, Thanks for the reply.
Yes, my new server is RH ES3 with all the most recent versions of
Cyrus imap/sasl/postfix/mysql ...
Where do I read about autotransition into the SQL auxprop plugin?
Does this mean that after I transition my existing users, I still
need to create /etc/shadow entries in order to esatblish new accounts
in thge mysql database. I planned to use webcyradm to manage accounts.
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Ken Murchison wrote:
Shelley Waltz wrote:
> I am installing a new postfix-cyrus mail server.
> I currently have cyrus-imap 1.6.24 authing PLAIN
> from /etc/shadow.
> I wish to migrate the passwords(md5) from the shadow file to
> a mysql database and use this to auth PLAIN using TLS.
> Is there a script available to do so - to migrate the users
> from the shadow file and create the records for mysql authentication?
> I did search, but found nothing.
First, I'd strongly suggest that you upgrade to a recent version of
Cyrus, either 2.1.16 or 2.2.3. To do this, you'll need a recent version
of SASL (I'd suggest 2.1.17). Then, you just configure Cyrus/SASL to
authentication plaintext from /etc/shadow and have it autotransition
passwords into the SQL auxprop plugin.
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