logging in to cyradm

Paul van der Vlis paul at vandervlis.nl
Fri Mar 25 09:55:37 EST 2005

Landy Bible schreef:
> I'm trying to setup cyrus by following the tutorial at 
> http://www.linuxworld.com/story/32735.htm, I am using pam_ldap 
> authentication.
> When I start cyradm on localhost, it prompts me for a password, I've 
> tried several different username/password sets that should work.
> On every attempt, I get the following message.
> application-specific initalization failed: authentication failed
> Does anybody have any idea what I should look for?

I don't use LDAP, but maybe I have some tips:

-Normally you use the user "cyrus" for cyradm. As root you do:
cyradm -u cyrus localhost

-The user cyrus should be a normal unix-user, with password. Cyradm will 
ask for this password.

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.
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