Unable to login

carole gimenez gimenez at cict.fr
Thu Jun 2 09:39:26 EDT 2005


I use the imtest command as following:

./imtest -u USER (for me, it's the ldap uid of user) -a USER -m login 
(or plain) -s (for ssl) -v pc-systeme.cict.fr

or ./imtest -u USER -a USER -m login (or plain) -p imap -v localhost


Imran Aziz wrote:

>Hello All,
>  I have finally managed to install Cyrus IMAP. But I am unable to
>login to the server to create new accounts.
>I am using this command 
>/usr/local/bin/imtest -m login -a USER localhost
>but I get a authentication failure
>and my imapd.conf has this configuration
>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: PLAIN
>tls_cert_file: /usr/share/ssl/certs/cyrus-imapd.pem
>tls_key_file: /usr/share/ssl/certs/cyrus-imapd.pem
>tls_ca_file: /usr/share/ssl/certs/ca-bundle.crt
>I have changed the cyrus user password created on the OS to login
>using that, but it does not work. I am new to this, so dont know which
>authentication database I am using and how to manage it.
>Please kindly give me some tips how to manage the IMAP server.
>Thanks a lot.
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