Making saslauthd fall back on SASLdb?

Alan Thew alan.thew at
Tue Mar 29 15:56:02 EST 2005

--On 29 March 2005 15:31 -0500 Scott Balmos <sbalmos at> 

> 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.

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