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Your example had the username twice, which would invalidate any login attempt. When you're testing PLAIN auth the login string is a base64 encoded NULL seperated username and password like this : perl -MMIME::Base64 -e 'print encode_base64("\000user\000password");' AHVzZXIAcGFzc3dvcmQ= The alternative testing is the LOGIN method perl -MMIME::Base64 -e ...
warning: localhost[127.0.0.1]: SASL PLAIN authentication failed: no mechanism available I was having the same problem, but I use mysql. After commenting out this line: #auxprop_plugin, all works fine! pwcheck_method: saslauthd mech_list: plain login cram-md5 digest-md5 allow_plaintext: true #auxprop_plugin: sql sql_engine: mysql sql_hostnames: ...
Google does something special, when you authenticate your from and source headers are re-written as if you were writing the email from your gmail webmail. If you want to have a smarthost, either buy one or just send out of your server (assuming it is either a VPS or on a business class internet line) or create your own.
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