SASL, LDAP and virtual domains

Igor Brezac igor at
Tue May 3 10:10:53 EDT 2005

On Tue, 3 May 2005, AJ wrote:

> Trying to set up both saslauthd and cyrus-imapd for virtual domain support.
> I would like to authenticate against the LDAP mail attribute, so I use this 
> in saslauthd.conf:
> ldap_filer: mail=%U@%d

Check your spelling.

> This does not work, however, but if I have a uid attribute set in ldap in the 
> form of:  john.smith at, authentication works.
> Is it possible to use the mail attribute to authenticate, as opposed to the 
> uid attribute?  Do I have the wrong ldap_filter?

Do you get anything in syslog?  Have you debug ldap session to see what 
filters are being processed?

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