cyrus hanging (possible saslauthd problem)

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Wed May 26 17:03:57 EDT 2004

On Wed, 26 May 2004, Colin Bruce wrote:

>    May 26 20:31:29 imap2 saslauthd[6296]: do_auth : auth failure: 
> [user=tellingj] [service=imap] [realm=] [mech=shadow] [reason=Unknown]
> This happens even when the password that was typed in was correct.

Can you run an strace on saslauthd and perhaps find out why it might be 
feeling ill occasionally?

I do know that on Solaris with unix sockets it can behave like this, but 
I've never seen it on Linux.

Is it possible there is some sort of intermittant hardware problem on the 


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Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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