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Re: SMTP-Auth and Postfix

Am Fr, den 07.05.2004 schrieb Roger Grosswiler um 10:52:

> Hi,
> i installed smtp-auth for postfix via saslauthd. it seems to work properly, unfortunately i can only check on a
> webclient now (squirrelmail). i indicated squirrel to do smtp authentication. what i get is the following error:

You can check whether SMTP AUTH works using telnet. On how to do so and
the whole topic with Postfix you can find big help on:


> May  7 10:25:01 link saslauthd[17730]: do_auth         : auth failure: [user=rogerg] [service=smtp] [realm=]
> [mech=pam] [reason=PAM auth error]
> somehow, i think, my password is not delivered...but not sure.. do you have any idea? ah, yeah i do authenticate via
> mech=PAM

Setting up saslauthd to use shadow as MECH, will it work then?

echo "MECH=shadow" > /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd
service saslauthd restart

> Thanks for any help!
> Roger


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