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Re: sarge, postfix and sasl problem

Andrea Vettorello wrote:
On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 05:09:52 +0200 (CEST), Jean-Yves Boisiaud
<jyb@basystemes.fr> wrote:


I'm using Sarge with Postfix 2.1.4-5, SASL2 2.1.19-1.5 and
kernel  2.4.27-1-686

When I do a telnet to the smtp server it exits immediatly, I have the log message :

Oct 21 04:59:27 proxy postfix/smtpd[16924]: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms


pwcheck_method: auxprop
mech_list: plain login

Any idea ?

I don't recall if Debian defaults to use PAM with sasl, anyway, seems
you're missing the authentication backend, i mean, if sasl needs to
use the sasldb or PAM or other to store/check username and password. I
think you need to add a "auxprop_plugin:
the_plugin_name_you_intend_to_use" line in your

Ok. I had the following line in in /etc/postfix/sasl/smtpd.conf :

auxprop_plugin: sasldb

I also modified the /etc/init.d/postfix script. I had /etc/sasldb2 in the files list to copy to the /etc chroot jail.

It works nice now.




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