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Running: Ubuntu 12.10 32bits server version.

I'm trying to connect to the saslauthd and getting the error I mentioned on the title (permission denied).

$ /usr/sbin/testsaslauthd -u myuser -p mypassword

connect() : Permission denied

However when I try to connect as root (sudo), it connects successfully.

I need to be able to connect as a user.

Any thought?

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In order to communicate with saslauthd you have to be member of the group sasl.

Adding sudo -g sasl to the testsaslauthd command made it work.

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