how to use saslauthd AND sasldb

Andreas Winkelmann ml at
Mon Jun 28 14:36:42 EDT 2004

Am Montag, 28. Juni 2004 19:34 schrieb Jukka Salmi:

> is it possible to configure Cyrus IMAPd (2.2.6, Cyrus SASL 2.1.18) to
> use both saslauthd and sasldb?
> The problem I want to solve: some users are stored in Kerberos, some are
> in a sasldb. I'd like Cyrus IMAPd to contact saslauthd (for plaintext
> authentication with the kerberos service), and, if this fails, to try
> to authenticate the user against the sasldb - or vice versa.
> Using saslauthd _or_ sasldb (via auxprop plugin) works fine; however,
> I don't know to make PLAIN logins work with both mechanisms - in case
> that's possible at all.

(sasl_)pwcheck_method: saslauthd auxprop
(sasl_)auxprop_plugin: sasldb
(sasl_)mech_list: plain login


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