cyrus-imapd

redhatdude at bellsouth.net redhatdude at bellsouth.net
Mon Jul 4 19:14:01 UTC 2005


Thanks Alexander for your reply.

saslauthd fails to start since sasldb2 is not compiled into it.

Starting saslauthd: saslauthd[28199] :set_auth_mech   : unknown  
authentication mechanism: sasldb2
                                                            [FAILED]

On Jul 4, 2005, at 3:02 PM, Alexander Dalloz wrote:

> Am Mo, den 04.07.2005 schrieb redhatdude at bellsouth.net um 20:56:
>
>
>> I'm trying to set up cyrus with virtual email accounts. So far I got
>> it to work using a system account, but that is not what I want.
>> In my configuration /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd I have MECH=pam since
>> the compiled version of FC4 has only these options: getpwent
>> kerberos5 pam rimap shadow ldap.
>> Is it possible to set up cyrus to use virtual accounts with these
>> compiled authentication methods or do I need to recompile it?
>>
>
> It is possible, using sasldb instead of saslauthd, or by using  
> saslauthd
> with mech ldap or pam and a specific pam module like pam_ldap or
> pam_mysql.
>
>
>> Can someone provide me with a good step by step guide on how to get
>> cyrus to work with virtual accounts?
>>
>
> http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/download/imapd/install-virtdomains.html
>
>
>> I need the simplest method to accomplish this since this is my first
>> time setting up an email server.
>>
>
> And you then start with such a complex setup? This isn't advised as it
> is hard to understand all the components and their interactions.
> The "easiest" approach to run Cyrus-IMAPd with non system accounts and
> virtual hosting is to use a sasldb2 auth backend.
>
>
>> EJ
>>
>
> Alexander
>
>
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