Authentication problem

Andreas Winkelmann ml at
Sun May 9 14:18:59 EDT 2004

Am Sonntag, 9. Mai 2004 21:50 schrieb Jim Sabatke:

> I'm running posfix/cyrus/mysql on SuSE 9.0.
> I can't connect to an account where the user name is not also a UNIX
> user (in /etc/passwd).  This is driving me nuts.  If I create a UNIX
> user, the authentication works fine.  I deleted the user and now I get
> in /var/log/messages:
> May  8 16:58:52 yoda imapd[2821]: Login disabled user=farmerg
> auth=farmerg []

Because Suse uses as default saslauthd with pam as backend. This is configured 
in /etc/imapd.conf as "sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd".

Where do you want your user-accounts instead?


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