Wanted: an example imapd.conf for authenticating against Active Directory

Mohamed Magdi Abbas abbasmm at longwood.edu
Fri Jul 9 09:22:05 EDT 2004

Igor Brezac wrote:

>On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Paul Boven wrote:
>>Hi everyone,
>>For a new customer, I'm setting up a Cyrus server that will have to
>>authenticate against an Active Directory server.
>>So far, I've gotten Kerberos, TSL, SASL all working together from the
>>command-line with ldapsearch, so what remains is to build an imapd.conf
>>and have Cyrus play nice with the ADS. But here are about 3 pages of
>>ldap-options to imapd.conf, and I still don't know what attribute to use
>>to check authentication against, so I'm a bit stuck for inspiration.
>These are pts related commands.  You need to look at cyrus-sasl
>documentation ($cyrus-sasl-src/doc)
As a side question: the pts ldap support is labeled experimental in 
cyrus-imapd 2.2.6. What does that mean? Is it not stable, prone to 
crash? Or is it just not well tested. I would like to use in our 
production environment, but have been reluctant sicne it's labeled 

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