timsieved sasl missing

Ken Murchison murch at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat Oct 29 08:03:23 EDT 2005

Andrew Morgan wrote:
> I've been trying to setup timsieved on my test cyrus box (v2.2.12), but 
> I seem to be missing something, probably obvious.
> I have a working installation of cyrus with imap, imaps, and lmtp.  I 
> use saslauthd.  I added a stanza for timsieved in cyrus.conf, and I can 
> successfully telnet to the sieve port.  sivtest returns the following:
> ---------------------------------------------
> [root at mail1 config]# sivtest -a cyrus localhost
> S: "IMPLEMENTATION" "Cyrus timsieved v2.2.12"
> S: "SIEVE" "fileinto reject envelope vacation imapflags notify 
> subaddress relational comparator-i;ascii-numeric regex"
> S: OK
> Authentication failed. generic failure
> Security strength factor: 0
> ---------------------------------------------
> It never asks me for a password, and I appear to be missing a SASL 
> capabilities line following the IMPLEMENTATION line.  I don't know why 
> sieve isn't detecting my sasl settings from imapd.conf.  Here are my 
> sasl settings:

If you try imtest, do you get any AUTH=<mech> capabilities (I'm guessing 
not).  I'm sure its detecting your SASL settings, but its not finding 
your SASL plugins.  Where did you install them?  If they aren't in 
/usr/lib/sasl2, you can just make a symlink from directory to directory.

Kenneth Murchison
Systems Programmer
Carnegie Mellon University

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