Problems authenticating using saslauthd w/LDAP
rtanner at linfield.edu
Mon Aug 28 16:39:36 EDT 2006
I've setup an IMAP server using Cyrus IMAP4 v2.2.3 which I've setup
before without a problem. Authentication is handles through saslauthd.
When I use /etc/shadow as the authentication mechanism (-a shadow), my
test accounts log in just fine. When, instead, I startup saslauthd
using LDAP (-a ldap), I get the famous "generic failure" error. But at
the same time, when saslauthd is running with the -a ldap option,
testsaslauthd -u ,user -p <secret> returns an "OK" for the right
password and a "NO" for the wrong password. That in itself should
validate the saslauthd.conf file, but I also compared it to the
saslauthd.conf file on another system which is working correctly.
I am confused. Any ideas?
UNIX Services Manager
Linfield College, McMinnville OR
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