sieve problems

Marc Williams marcw at
Mon Sep 6 21:50:40 EDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-06 at 19:12, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Di, den 07.09.2004 schrieb Marc Williams um 1:45:
> > I'm running the 2.2.3 version of the Cyrus RPM on my FC2 machine.  It
> > and Postfix are working remarkable well.  The problem I'm having is
> > getting timsieved working.
> > 
> > When running sivtest, I receive this:
> > 
> > [root at server1 etc]# sivtest -a marcw localhost
> > S: "IMPLEMENTATION" "Cyrus timsieved v2.2.3-Red Hat 2.2.3-11"
> > S: "SIEVE" "fileinto reject envelope vacation imapflags notify
> > subaddress relational regex"
> > S: OK
> > Authentication failed. generic failure
> > Security strength factor: 0
> > Connection closed.
> I do not see any SASL MECH announced. I did just test it on a FC2 host
> by myself and the server started with
> S: "IMPLEMENTATION" "Cyrus timsieved v2.2.3-Red Hat 2.2.3-11"
> What is your /etc/imapd.conf content. Which AUTH MECHs do you use?

Thanks for responding Alexander.  I look forward to your posts in the FC

The entirety of my imapd.conf is as follows:
[root at server1 etc]# cat imapd.conf
configdirectory: /var/lib/imap
partition-default: /var/spool/imap
admins: cyrus
sievedir: /var/lib/imap/sieve
sendmail: /usr/sbin/sendmail
#hashimapspool: true
sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
sasl_mech_list: pam
tls_cert_file: /usr/share/ssl/certs/cyrus-imapd.pem
tls_key_file: /usr/share/ssl/certs/cyrus-imapd.pem

It's *almost* stock.  As I recall, I changed "PLAIN" to "pam" and
commented hashimapspool.  The mech listed in /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd is
"shadow" which shouldn't matter, I believe, since the sasl_mech_list in
imapd.conf would override.


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