saslauthd question

Andrew Morgan morgan at
Thu Dec 11 17:07:20 EST 2014

On Thu, 11 Dec 2014, Patrick Goetz wrote:

> On 12/11/2014 12:45 PM, Andrew Morgan wrote:
>> I only have PAM files for "imap", "lmtp", and "sieve"
>> although I have other service names for some of them.
> I don't understand why you have PAM files for lmtp and sieve, but most
> particularly lmtp.  lmtpd is just a local daemon that transfers stuff
> from your smtp server to cyrus.  Are you running cyrus and smtpd on
> different servers?  If so, what does the PAM lmtp configuration look like?
> I don't know anything about sieve, but thought the filters where all
> internal, too; hence not in need of authentication.

We have multiple smtp servers that accept incoming mail plus we run a 
Cyrus Murder cluster.  There is a lot of lmtp over the network happening. 

The PAM configuration for lmtp, sieve, and imap is identical (auth against 


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