Can't log on to Cyrus POP3

Andreas Winkelmann ml at
Fri Mar 25 13:12:14 EST 2005

Am Freitag, 25. März 2005 18:06 schrieb Michuki Mwangi:

> I get the following in /var/log/auth.log
> Mar 25 19:56:42 mail saslauthd[550]: do_auth         : auth failure:
> [user=info] [service=pop] [realm=] [mech=pam] [reason=PAM auth error]
> Please note am using the same username and password for both IMAP and
> POP. Please advice as to where i am going wrong.
> The passwords in Mysql are encrypted using the Mysql ENCRYPT command.
> I copied my /etc/pam.d/imap to pop3 since imap is working.
> and looks as follows

Look the "service" in the Message above. It is "pop" not "pop3", so 
copy ../pam.d/imap to ../pam.d/pop.


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