Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) is a framework for authentication and data security in Internet protocols.

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How to restrict SMTP login to its own address in sasldb2?

I'm using sasldb2 (without saslauthd) for SMTP authentication with Postfix. To create a new user, I run saslpasswd2 -u example.com mail which creates a login mail@example.com. However, using these ...
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Dovecot/Postfix mail server SASL: Connect to private/auth failed

Trying to get this mail sever up has eaten up a good chunk of 2 days and I've made some headway but this specific error has persisted throughout. I'm using a Debian server with Postfix + Dovecot + ...
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Postfix + SASL using wrong query to authenticate

I recently set up postfix + dovecot on a aws ec2 instance following this guide: http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/#config-secure-auth Currently I'm stuck with SASL. The SQL query doesn't seem to be ...
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How do I allow anonymous SVN access on svnserve with SASL?

I've setup svnserve with SASL authentication and encryption for encrypting the traffic. Anonymous access should be allowed. My configuration file conf/svnserve.conf (with comments stripped) looks like ...
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PAM vs /etc/shadow in Dovecot SASL configuration - Security differences?

I set up a server with Postfix SMTP auth through Dovecot SASL. However, it was not possible to get the PAM authentification working as standard out of the box. So more by chance, I changed it to ...
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SASL LOGIN authentication failed: UGFzc3dvcmQ6 - Find the username

First let me state that the mail server is working fine and users can connect and send email. Basically there is a local web script connecting into the mail server trying to send mail every few ...
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Bad search filter - postfix, OpenLDAP, Saslauthd

I am trying to setup a mail server on Debian Jessie and have come across a problem that's doing my head in. When trying to access OpenLDAP through saslauthd via the command testsaslauthd -u user1 -p ...
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Postfix: Unverified Client host rejected / SASL Logged In

Running Ubuntu, iRedMail, Mysql, Amavis, Spamassassin, Dovecot, Postfix Recently had some unauthorized usage of a postfix server internally from a malware deprecated staging server. I worked on ...
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Mongodb + Kerberos BadValue SASL mechanism GSSAPI is not supported

I am trying to run an instance of mongodb with the authentication mechanism GSS-API. This is the command: mongod --dbpath /home/ec2-user/db/node2/data --auth --setParameter authenticationMechanisms=...
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ubuntu - Postfix mail sent from server not logged in mail.log or phpmail.log

I am having server which hosts 70-80 websites and also using relay server for smtp using postfix using mysql database for domain and email boxes. I have also activated the phpmail.log for sendmail. ...
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NO [ALERT] Unexpected response from remote authentication server

is what I see when I run testsaslauthd inside an strace socket(PF_LOCAL, SOCK_STREAM, 0) = 3 connect(3, {sa_family=AF_LOCAL, sun_path="/var/run/saslauthd/mux"}, 110) = 0 writev(3, [{"\0\34a....
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Saslauthd LDAP errors even though it seems to work [closed]

I have a subversion server (svnserve) setup on my Ubuntu. In my svnserve.conf I setup SASL authentication: .... [sasl] ### This option specifies whether you want to use the Cyrus SASL ### library ...
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saslauthd running in segfault after some time

I'm using postfix with courier and mysql for authentication. Lately I have some segmentation faults, which causes sasl deamon to crash. It seems, the have something to do with dictionary attacks on ...
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sasl_username does not appear in my maillog logfile

I've got some servers that do not log the user when processing mail. Packages involved are postfix 2:2.11.5-centos5.15072015 and cyrus-sasl-2.1.22-7.el5_8.1.x86_64 There is no sasl_username on the ...
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Fail2ban bans me after sending successful 5 mails

Dear all I am using Fail2Ban v0.8.13 on CentOS 6 system in order to protect my Postfix servers. Basically it works so after 5 wrong login attempts on SMTP I get banned. Fail2Ban Jail conf [sasl-...
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Postfix sasl login failing no mechanism found

following the link here: http://flurdy.com/docs/postfix/ with posfix, courier, MySql, and sasl gave me a web server that has imap functionality working fine but when i go to log into the server to ...
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Postfix doesn't require authentication for local emails?

I've got a Postfix/Courier mail server (Authenticated with SASL/MySQL) all according to this tutorial. I'm currently running my server on Debian 6, it is a VPS. It works well as far as I can see but I ...
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What happens using SASL plaintext on an openldap server on the server side?

I have an OpenLDAP server and I use SASL with the login authentication mechanism. My user passwords are securely hashed and stored within my LDAP database. I understand that the login credentials are ...
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postfix error: 535 5.7.8 Error: authentication failed: authentication failure

I need to connect to Dyn mail relay and I'm using their KB. I'm trying to connect to my postfix server with telnet to port 25. This is the postconf -n alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases alias_maps =...
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Postfix SASL server said: 535 5.7.8 Error: authentication failed:

I have a mail server (running on Ubuntu server 12.04) that worked fine until a couple of months ago. After I forgot to renew my cacert.org free certificate, I created a new certificate and loaded it ...
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Postfix E-Mail transfer doesn`t work - SASL Authentification failed

I want to use the postfix MTA to send E-mails from my Nagios monitoring system to the contacts. However, i get the follwing error, if a mail will be send May 28 16:20:29 op5-system postfix/qmgr[1932]:...
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Postfix cannot authenticate against SASL

My system is Debian 7 aka Wheezy with postfix, courier, and mysql installed. Courier works well and if I issue testsaslauthd -u user@domain -p password -f /var/spool/postfix/var/run/saslauthd/mux -s ...
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Postfix/Dovecot Mail: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I'm getting this issue when trying to setup Postfix/Dovecot to work on my Ubuntu server, 15.10. Followed this guide to try to setup the server, worked in the past. However, trying to upgrade to 15.10 ...
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How to get SASL authentication to work with DIGEST-MD5 for OpenLDAP?

I'm setting up OpenLDAP slapd on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr. I want certain instances (replication etc.) that aren't users to be able to login via SASL using DIGEST-MD5 mechanism. Unlike users, they ...
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issues with svnserve using ldap and sasl

I am trying to setup SVN's svnserve server using ldap and sasl to authenticate users and to encrypt data but I come across the following issues: /var/log/messages error or warning when I execute ...
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Grant Kerberos Ticket on successfull authentication against third party password store

I am currently building a system where I would like to deploy Kerberos. However my external constraints on the user management do not allow me to authenticate the users against Kerberos itself. I do ...
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Configure mailgun as relayhost on top of existing postfix server already using sasl

I might be barking at the wrong tree completely here, but I'll ask anyway. I've followed a tutorial to setup a Mailserver on ubuntu 14.04 with postfix, dovecot and mysql. Now I have setup mailgun to ...
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Users allowed to send mail using postfix

I've installed postfix and opendkim on my ubuntu server, intending to use this server as a private relay for an application to send "activation" emails to new users. I configured SASL authentication ...
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“SASL authentication failed” when authenticating to receiving mail server

Some recipients do not receive emails from my Postfix 2.11.0 server. Their servers reject my SASL connections with errors like 535 5.7.8 Error: authentication failed: authentication failure and 535 5....
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Authnetication failure with postfix and sasl using sasldb

I'm really not sure what my issue is. I've checked several guides, and I am sure I have set this up correctly, including config fails, restarting the service, permissions etc. OS is Ubuntu Server. ...
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saslauthd authentication fails for AD

I cannot get saslauthd to work with Active Directory. Here is /etc/saslauthd.conf: ldap_use_sasl: yes ldap_servers: ldap://ad.example.com ldap_search_base: OU=Users,DC=example,DC=com ldap_bind_dn: CN=...
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What is cmusaslsecretuserPassword and how to get rid of it?

I am running a Cyrus IMAP server which uses the SASL authentification. sasldblistusers2 shows following entries: myuser@alpha.example.com: cmusaslsecretcmusaslsecretcmusaslsecretuserPassword myuser@...
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How can I install libmemcached on Openshift with sasl support?

I need libmemcached with sasl support to use Memcached Cloud cartridge on Openshift Online. I doing next: 1) Install sasl. curl -LO ftp://ftp.cyrusimap.org/cyrus-sasl/cyrus-sasl-2.1.26.tar.gz tar --...
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Dovecot doesn't create /var/spool/postfix/private/auth

I'm moving an Ubuntu 14.04 postfix mail installation from one machine to another. The current setup works fine pretty much with Ubuntu's default postfix and dovecot setup so that users can use SMTP ...
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openldap, crypt passwords do not work for sasl

I've been working on migrating an existing server cluster to using openldap for user/password management. I've run into a problem though - I do not have access to plain text passwords and all SASL ...
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Low Entropy on Container

I am thinking my entropy level may be low? cat /proc/sys/kernel/random/entropy_avail I am around 132-178 on average. pool size is default 4096 (this is a container on a virtualizer by the way) I ...
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slapd running fine and listening on port 389, but still can't contact

Here is my ldapsearch command with debug (I've masked my real IP address): $ sudo /usr/local/bin/ldapsearch -H ldap://99.99.99.99 -b dc=my-domain,dc=com -x -d -1 ldap_url_parse_ext(ldap://99.99.99.99)...
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SASL Auth against LDAP

So I am running into a whirlwind of issues with my cyrus install. I am setting up a multi-domain kolab groupware solution. I am on centos 6.7 I am getting this flooding my error logs when I try to ...
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postfix: set from address when relaying to google mail

I use postfix on a debian server and I have it configured to use gmail as a smarthost (hope I've got that right). How can I set the From: address on my outgoing mails? I need to change that on every ...
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Postfix - sender dependent relaying for multiple domains

I have spent the last couple of days going through SO questions and the Postfix documentation but have not succeeded in figuring out what I'm doing wrong. My situation is as follows: I have a server ...
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“503 5.5.1 Error: authentication not enabled” when trying to connect to my postfix server remotley

I have the following: postfix-2.10.1-6.el7.x86_64 cyrus-sasl-lib-2.1.26-17.el7.x86_64 cyrus-sasl-plain-2.1.26-17.el7.x86_64 cyrus-sasl-2.1.26-17.el7.x86_64 my postconf -n is: alias_database = ...
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dovecot/ postfix make me two different folder same user (user; user@domain)

I had some problem with the Dovecot/Postfix/LDAP/SASL config files: The LDAP query, SASL config its work but my problem is postfix and the dovecot: When i first login the outlook/thunderbird/etc.. it ...
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Mail Server Memory buffer error

From time to time, my mail server stops sending any new mails. When this happened, I find the below error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: ...
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searching for the correct way to compile postfix

I am experiencing issues while compiling latest version of postfix from source code. At the moment I'm trying to compile version 3 because Debian 7 and latest Ubuntu 14,10 (version 2,9 and 2,11 for ...
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What is a saslpasswd2 domain?

What does saslpasswd2 do, in particular, what is the domain option for: -u domain use domain for user domain (realm). UPDATE: Suppose, I: smtp login to smtp.mydomain.com, as myself@...
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POSTFIX fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms

I am struggling with the error above for more than 5 hours. I had tried to remove Postfix completely and I had followed the instructions of the next manual and the SASL manual in order to reinstall it....
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Dovecot reports no SASL authentication mechanisms

On my way to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu, I can now send mails to other domains. However, I cannot receive from others. In the logs it reads Jun 14 09:34:35 postfix/smtpd[...
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How to force Postfix SMTP to use AUTH (SASL?) and reject anonymous connections? [closed]

The following snippet has been added to the main.cf file of postfix: smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes smtpd_sasl_security_options = noanonymous smtp_sasl_password_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_passwd ...
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Why am I getting a 'fatal: SASL library initialization'

If I turn on smtp_sasl_auth_enable=yes <- yes I get this set of warnings and a fatal for SASL. I can not see why it's also looking for cyrus - which is not compiled in. postfix/smtp[87056]: ...
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Dovecot says: “Requested CRAM-MD5 scheme, but we have only CRYPT” yet CRAM-MD5 is available

Following upgrade of Fedora Core 16 to Fedora Core 21, the new Dovecot installation isn't authenticating correctly and it's not at all clear why. We have 50+ email accounts served by this server, so ...