Re: Confused about setup


Subject: Re: Confused about setup
From: Mike O'Rourke (mjoop at curia dot op dot org)
Date: Wed Apr 02 2003 - 03:33:28 EST


Ken Murchison <ken at oceana dot com> 04/02/03 04:37am
>
>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.

It is obvious that you want to use sasldb, so you will also need:

sasl_auxprop_plugin: sasldb

>> 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?
>
>No.







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