cyrus + sasl + pam + mysql problem

Muenz, Michael linux at
Thu Mar 2 07:50:15 EST 2006

> Is this true?  Because:
> An imapd.conf with
> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN
> sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop
> sasl_auxprop_plugin: sql
> sasl_sql_engine: mysql
> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN
> sasl_sql_hostnames: localhost
> sasl_sql_user: mail
> sasl_sql_passwd: x
> sasl_sql_database: mail
> sasl_sql_verbose: yes
> sasl_sql_select: SELECT password FROM accountuser WHERE username = '%u'

sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
Nothing else. All other stuff is handled by imap pam file.

> b) Then I tried to configure cyrus to use pam (that then use mysql)
> pwcheck_method: PAM

saslauthd! And saslauthd uses pam!

> If somebody could give me some pointers, it would be very much

Have a look at the web-cyradm Howto which explain your needs.


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