Some cyrus installation problems [auf Viren überprüft]

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Mon May 15 12:32:10 EDT 2006

> Hi Simon,
>      So I did clean house, went through and deleted everything out of
> every directory I had put cyrus stuff into.  Built and installed the
> RPMs.  Cyrus runs fine, except it continues to give me the same error
> that I had before when using Thunderbird to access my inbox:
> "mailbox does not exist".
> This leads me to believe that maybe my problem is actually LDAP.  Maybe
> cyrus is trying to pull down my mailbox location from LDAP and is not
> able to.
> My saslauthd is using my ldap servers for authentication.  That works.
> However, when we get to accessing the mailboxes themselves, this is when
> it fails and gives me that error.  However, cyrus isn't logging anything
> in relation to this error, so I'm lost at this point.
> The good news is that cyradm works without seg faulting, although I
> still can't get into cyrus:
> [root at cyrus bin]# ./cyradm -u cyrusadmin

Try this (assuming cyrusadmin is your cyrus admin):
cyradm --user cyrusadmin --auth login localhost


> cyradm> connect localhost
> IMAP Password:
>                Login failed: authentication failure at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/Cyrus/IMAP/
> line 119
> server: localhost: cannot authenticate
> Thanks for all of your help!
> David
>> But please make sure you really remove EVERYTHING from your source
>> install, like user entries, services etc.
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