Problems with cyradm - Solaris 9

Laurent Larquère llarquere at
Mon Sep 20 06:54:37 EDT 2004

in the cyrus-imapd-2.2.8/lib/imclient.c
comment out the line 238
/* hints.ai_flags = AI_CANONNAME; */
and rebuild your imapd

Nigel Cass wrote:

>Hello All.
>I've installed the latest version of cyrus and cyrus SASL and everything
>seems to be working Ok with regard to the server.
>Imtest allows me to use the plain login mechanism, which is then
>authenticated against an LDAP directory using saslauthd. I've not yet
>configured cyrus to use SSL, but that will be done once I'm confident
>everything is working.
>The problem I'm having is that when I attempt to run cyradm I *always* get
>an error of the form below.
>roche# cyradm localhost
>imclient_connect: unknown host "localhost" at
>/usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5/sun4-solaris/Cyrus/IMAP/ line
>Having done quite a lot of googleing and trawling through archives I've seen
>a few people suggest that this is a bug that is limited to Solaris 9, and
>one patched solution that recommends reverting to parts of a much older
>cyrus codebase.
>Just wondering if anybody can clarify what the issue is and what the
>solution might be as to be honest I'm still inclined to think I'm doing
>something stupid :)
>Nigel Cass
>Systems Engineer
>University of Hull
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