Making saslauthd fall back on SASLdb?

Igor Brezac igor at
Tue Mar 29 16:23:01 EST 2005

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005, Alan Thew wrote:

> --On 29 March 2005 15:31 -0500 Scott Balmos <sbalmos at> 
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I had this problem solved months ago, but that was on a different system.
>> I'm running imapd using saslauthd as the authentication mechanism.
>> saslauthd, in turn, is running through PAM, which runs to my LDAP server,
>> to do all authentication.
>> I was wondering if there was a way to get saslauthd, or imapd (whichever
>> is the case), to fall back onto checking the local sasldb2 database
>> (auxprop?). There are a few "system" accounts, like cyrus and some
>> system-accessible-only manager accounts, that I want to keep out of LDAP.
> We have the same requirement.


sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd auxprop
sasl_auxprop_plugin: sasldb

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