Re: Confused about setup

Subject: Re: Confused about setup
From: Ken Murchison (ken at oceana dot com)
Date: Tue Apr 01 2003 - 21:37:59 EST

Jim Norton wrote:
> Hello:
> I am trying to allow people to have mailboxes on my SuSE 8.1
> system via Cyrus IMAP/POP3.
> I am using standard component versions that come with SuSE 8.1, so they
> all should be fairly new.
> I would like my IMAP/POP3 users to just be setup in Cyrus so that I
> don't have to actually create real accounts.
> So I figure I could add users with the Cyradm tool and store the password
> information in the SASL database by using the saslpasswd command.
> I am confused about how to setup up the imapd.conf file. What auth method
> etc do I use? auxprop? plain? sasldb? saslauthd?

If you're going to use sasldb, then set:

sasl_pwcheck_method: auxprop

Actually, this is the default if you don't set this option. Note that
the only legal options with SASLv2 are auxprop and saslauthd. sasldb is
one of the available auxprop plugins.

> And there appears to be only a few options for auth methods in saslauthd.
> What method do I tell saslauthd to use?

See below.

> To authenticate and store password info in the sasldb do I need to run the
> saslauthd?


Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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