cyradm and cyrus administrator login

Rudy Gevaert Rudy.Gevaert at
Mon Jul 10 18:47:08 EDT 2006

Jim John wrote:
> I have it working if I add the cyrus user to ldap. Seems like once you 
> are using ldap as source for user authentication, cyrus does not check 
> other sources. However, I am unable to delete mailboxes once I log in as 
> the cyrus user. 

I'm not an authorative on the subject but I think it also depends on 
your mechanismes.
I'm sure if you add digest-md5 and you add the correct users (mind the 
realm) to the sasldb file you will be able to login not using ldap.

>I thought having cyrus as admin was enough for cyrus to 
> get admin privileges?

Yes... are you using virtual domains?

> sasl_pwcheck_method:  saslauthd
> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN LOGIN
> admins: cyrus root

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