Re: [HELP] courier-authdaemon frustration
On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 05:54:35PM +0000, Sandy Hawkins wrote:
> Ive setup two instances of Courier, both times I ended up having
> problems with authentication and TEMPFAIL. I found out that Courier
> is *VERY* pedantic about configuration files, and in particular: the
> *order* in which you have all entries in authmysqlrc etc..
> If it helps, heres a copy of my authmysqlrc that works:
> MYSQL_SERVER localhost
> MYSQL_USERNAME ****
Sorry for the very long delay in replying. After I writing for help,
I had some medical problems that pretty much kept me away from my
computer for the last two months. :-( Now that those are resolved,
I am picking up where I left off.
For whatever reason, you authmysqlrc helped me solve the problem! Thanks
very much. For whatever reason, eliminating all comments fixed the problem.
When I put them back in, things broke. Don't ask me why. I'll second
your observation that Courier is *VERY* pedantic about config files.
This behavior seems somewhat broken to me. :-/
For completeness in the archives here is what worked for me. (Obviously,
example.com isn't the real domain.):
These are the column names in the MySQL table. authmysqlrc
doesn't seem to care about the names, but sure seems picky about
the field order.
I found using 127.0.0.1 instead of the MySQL's socket or the name
localhost, made things much easier. I didn't have to play games with
getting MySQL and Postfix (v2.x) to play nice on a Sarge box in the
But it works! Thanks to everyone who offered suggestions. IMAP and IMAPS
now works as advertised! :-)
Now my next problem is getting SASL working. That'll be my next email
to the list. :-)
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