I'm not sure how, but I finally got it to work. Some of the steps I
performed are below (in case someone else has this issue). I'm not sure
which one did it because I made one change which caused something else to
break. Maybe someone can explain.
I am running postfix chrooted, which may have been part of my problem. (I
read in places that Debian was tricky in this area)
I changed my smtpd.conf file to the following: (it is located in
mech_list: plain login cram-md5 digest-md5
In /etc/default/saslauthd, I changed my options line to the following:
OPTIONS="-r -c -m /var/spool/postfix/var/run/saslauthd"
And added this line:
I also added postfix user to the SASL group (I was getting an access denied
error (in mail.log) on SASL authentication):
adduser postfix sasl
Thanks to everyone that helped. It would be helpful if someone could
explain what (if any) of the above may have fixed this problem.
Jorge Bastos wrote: >
> I think the best you can do for now is test sasl.
> testsaslauthd -u test -p test
> 0: NO "authentication failed"
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
>> Behalf Of mediaslayer
>> Sent: domingo, 15 de MarÃ§o de 2009 20:31
>> To: email@example.com
>> Subject: Re: [Dbmail] DBMail and SASL Authentication
>> IMAP is working.
>> I can send/receive e-mail with accounts within the server. I have not
>> opened the port to outside access yet because I want SASL to work
>> I can send mail to outside addresses.
>> IMAP works with Outlook as a client as well as Squirrel, RedCube, and a
>> others. (haven't decided which one I'm going to use yet.)
>> As far as I am concerned, everything is working except SMTP
>> I don't want to open the port until SASL is working.
>> Paul J Stevens wrote:
>> > Hi there,
>> > Before you start worrying about saslauth, you should make sure that
>> > components involved work properly themselves.
>> > Is dbmail-imapd running, accepting connections, etc? Can you login to
>> > imap?
>> > Is postfix working ok? Can you send mail out, and can you make sure
>> > incoming email is delivered to dbmail?
>> > Only when all this is working should you start concerning yourself
>> > sasl.
>> > mediaslayer wrote:
>> >> Well, I got a little further, but I'm not sure I have SASL
>> >> correctly. I'm new to SASL, Postfix, DBMail etc.
>> >> I noticed that my auth.log file has some entries about postfix/smtpd
>> >> quering
>> >> dbmail's database. I thought it used IMAP to verify the
>> >> Did I
>> >> miss something?
>> > That depends. If you are using postfix to verify local recipients
>> > against the dbmail database that might be ok. If those queries are
>> > trying to validate users, you postfix configuration is incorrect.
>> > Small steps.
>> > --
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