saslauthd is a daemon process that handles plaintext authentication requests on behalf of the SASL library.

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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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Ubuntu: Postfix and Cyrus expecting saslauthd PID file in different locations

I'm running postfix and cyrus in parallel on my server, as far as I understand this is a quite common think to do. Both daemons use sasl authorization. However, postfix is looking for the saslauthd ...
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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 omits realm (@domain) when checking for smtpd pam+mysql authentication

I've trying to configure Postfix so users can send email through SMTP having a username and password. And I'm trying to store credential within a MySQL database. I've taken the path of saslauthd and ...
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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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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 ...
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How to pass full user name to saslauthd from postfix [duplicate]

I'm trying to configure postfix for SMTP Auth using Cyrus saslauthd and an rimap configuration. I have it working, except for the fact that, due to virtual domains, the auth username for my IMAP ...
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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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saslauthd on Red Hat 6.5 NO “authentication failed”

I'm trying to authorize an user of an active directory in a red hat linux 6.5. To do that I am using saslauthd. This is its configuration: /etc/saslauthd.conf: ldap_servers: ...
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535 5.7.8 Error: authentication failed: no mechanism available [duplicate]

I'm using Debian 7, with postfix/courier. When I attempt to login using SMTP I get the following error telnet localhost 25 Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost. Escape character is '^]'. 220 ...
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Debugging a Postfix Saslauthd PAM-PGsql authentication failure

I've set up pam-pgsql to lookup passwords in my database for Postfix via Saslauthd. I can test credentials using the command line: $ sudo testsaslauthd -u user@email.com -p password 0: NO ...
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sendmail & sasl auth on CentOS 6

I'm moving a mail server from one CentOS 6 to another. I use sendmail with sasl pam authentication. When I try to send mail it fails because the user is not authenticated and the mail client does not ...
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imapd-ssl: admin: No such file or directory

I am trying to set up my VPS so I can use Thunderbird IMAP to manage my mails. First, I installed postfix and followed this guide to create an SSL certificate. Then I installed sasl2-bin and ...
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OpenLDAP 2.4 pass-through SASL configuration

I am having a hard time configuring pass-through on LDAP 2.4, mainly because most of the information in the internet is written for the older LDAP versions... I am looking to configure SASL but when ...
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Postfix sasl/tls username password ubuntu14.04 only sender [closed]

Anybody can suggest me a good tutorial to configure postfix as a secure smtp. I've installed it by this command sudo apt-get install mail-stack-delivery but I can't use it. In particular I haven't a ...
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Postfix + Saslauthd + Kerberos 5 + CentOS 7 not working

I've almost got saslauthd checking against Kerberos but seeing some last issues on CentOS 7. When postfix talks to saslauthd, it sends a lowercased domain and it's not corrected. I tried to fix things ...
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SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed (postfix + cyrus + saslauthd)

We're having difficulties authenticating over smtp, running postfix + cyrus on centos 7. When I try to telnet to port 25 (or 587) locally and auth plain, I get the following errors in the mail log: ...
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Postfix on CentOS 7 cannot authenticate against cyrus saslauthd

Postfix fails to authenticate against cyrus saslauthd. However, saslauthd itself is willing to authenticate. What am I missing? From syslog mail facility: Aug 5 14:47:26 centos7-msa-test ...
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Postfix: SASL authentication failure: cannot connect to saslauthd server: Permission denied

I had a Postfix/Dovecot server up and running for about a week until I had to reboot it. When I did, things stopped working. I've been up searching for hours to no avail. IMAP successfully ...
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Diagnose SASL LOGIN authentication failure with postfix and sasldb

I am trying to configure a Postfix SMTP server on my personal machine (ubuntu server) using sasldb2. So far what I have set up works well with the test command: testsaslauthd (however it may be ...
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How to debug SASL authentication via LDAP towards active directory

I am trying to configure SASL running on Centos 6.5 to allow authentication towards the corporate active directory server. The end goal is to authenticate access to some subversion repos which are ...
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PAM won't authenticate with mysql (make_scrambled_password deprecated)

I have spent some time searching for this and it seems I'm the only one having problem with PAM not authenticating through mysql due to current updates so I thought I will post my problem here and if ...
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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 ...
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SASL accepts “wrong” passwords

I setup an mailserver with Postfix and configured it to use Cyrus SASL to authenticate my users. It worked perfectly, until I found out that I can login with shorter passwords than they actually are. ...
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Postfix with SASL

I'm getting crazy configuring POSTFIX + DOVECOT + Authenticated SMTP (SASL for now). Pop/imap accounts works well to get the mailbox, but I cannot login to smtp using sasl: Here: [root@mail ...
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saslauthd multi instance for postfix smtp authentication

I have mail server Postfix+Saslauth. I configure multiple instance for Postfix: postfix postfix-out and two instances for saslauth: saslauthd saslauthd-out Setting saslauthd is ...
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Postfix and saslauthd on Debian Wheezy not working after upgrade

Since upgrading to Wheezy I've been unable to send emails via my own mail server which used to have a functioning combination of Dovecot, saslauthd and postfix using pam. Now, running testsaslauthd ...
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Postfix and dovecot auth

So I am trying to get my head around how this works in relation to how people can send credentials to authenticate via smtp and send mail. With a typical default set up of postfix and dovecot (with ...
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saslauthd + PostFix producing password verification and authentication errors

So I'm trying to setup PostFix while using SASL (Cyrus variety preferred, I was using dovecot earlier but I'm switching from dovecot to courier so I want to use cyrus instead of dovecot) but I seem to ...
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/var/run/saslauthd changing permissions on restart

On saslsauthd restart I keep getting following permissions on /var/run/saslauthd dir: drwx--x--- This makes e.g. Exim unable to talk to saslauthd. If I change permissions like this: chmod o+x ...
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saslauthd on centos no authentication

I want instal on centos 6.4 postfix with auth-smtp, i instal sasl ps -ef | grep pam root 3148 1 0 15:29 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/saslauthd -m /var/run/saslauthd -a pam root 3150 ...
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Postfix - SASLAuthentication Problems Cram-MD5 with StartTLS

Recently I configured my mail server which uses Postfix and Courier. Everything works except for the authentication when sending mail via my Postfix server(running on port 587) which has StartTLS ...
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Postfix + SASLAUTHD + MySQL authentication problems

I've been trying to sort this out for the past 6 hours or so, this is the error message I'm facing (Running CentOS x64): /var/log/maillog: Jun 22 20:42:49 ptroa postfix/smtpd[10130]: warning: SASL ...
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Postfix ignoring SASL with dovecot -how to debug?

I recently upgraded my server (Ubuntu 12.03) and today I noticed that SMTP is not offering authentication anymore. My setup is using virtual mailboxes + MySQL. Telnet session: telnet ...
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Postfix + sasl method rimap strips domain name from user

I'm setting up a mail server with Postfix and Courier-IMAP. I'd like to do SMTP authentication with rimap, so that I don't have to maintain two user DB's. The problem I'm having, is that the username ...
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Mail server: SASL authentication failure - Postfix + Dovecot + Mysql

I tried to set up my own mail server (postfix, dovecot, mysql, ) and I can connect via imaps/pop3s without any problems. But every time I try to connect to the SMTP server (e.g. with the Apple Mail ...
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testsaslauthd - permission denied

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 ...
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Postfix smtpd won't talk to saslauthd

I have an saslauthd setup to authenticate against PAM. It seems to do its stuff: root@sasltest:~# testsaslauthd -u quest -p #### -s smtp 0: OK "Success." I have libsasl 2.1.23, postfix 2.7.1. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - Can't find my logs

Up until few days ago, my Ubuntu 10.04 worked like a clock. Then I switched to Ubuntu 12.10 and things don't work the same way with this setup. First, the new system wasn't logging any mail activity, ...
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Can I use DenyHosts for a SMTP service

I would like to block some hosts that are brute forcing my SMTP server. I'm currently using DenyHosts for SSHD and was wondering if I can add the SMTP service too. It could be possible based on this ...
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saslauthd authentication error

My server has developed an expected problem where I am unable to connect from a mail client. I've looked at the server logs and the only thing that looks to identify a problem are events like the ...
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Saslauth with ldapdb on debian

I'm trying to get saslauthd working with openldap. ldapsearch and every service connected to openldap works fine. sasldblistusers2 doesn't work - and ldapwhoami does not work either. getent passwd ...
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SMTP authentication failure + PAM-MySQL cannot authenticate

I am building a mail server using Postfix, and set up the authentication to check against a database set-up using Postfixadmin. I can authenticate via Courier IMAP okay, as it can authenticate ...
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Postfix SMTP auth not working with virtual mailboxes + SASL + Courier userdb

So I've read a variety of tutorials and how-to's and I'm struggling to make sense of how to get SMTP auth working with virtual mailboxes in Postfix. I used this Ubuntu tutorial to get set up. I'm ...
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Postfix, saslauthd, mysql, smtp authentication problems

Trying to get authentication on my mail server (ubuntu 10.04) running but am having trouble. I have a server with postfix for smtp setup, imap server with courier setup. My postfix authentication is ...
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“SQL engine 'mysql' not supported”

I'm having some trouble with postfix and SASL when using a MySQL backend on an Ubuntu server. auth.log Oct 12 13:25:21 lvps92-60-121-255 postfix/smtpd[28508]: sql auxprop plugin using mysql engine ...
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How to log saslauthd crashes

Is it possible to log saslauthd crash? I had some crashes recently and there is messages that can't be found saslauth mechanisms.
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Help! Linux server under SMTP SASLAUTHD attack!

My linux sendmail server is being forced out of commission by a flood of invalid smtp saslauthd logins. Steady stream of PAM auth errors logged for saslauthd in messages. I have searched and searched ...
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Postfix+Dovecot+saslauthd can't recieve email from external domians

Hi On my Linode I followed this doc to setup a mail server. Now I can send email to any domain but can't receive from other domains! I mean 001@mydomain.com can recieve from 002@mydomain.com but ...
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saslauthd and PAM: “Too many open files” error - saslauthd restart fixes this - what is wrong?

I have a Postfix mail server running Debian Squeeze. SASL authentication for secure SMTP is supported by saslauthd which relies on pam, which relies on winbind. This pattern seems to be reoccuring ...