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From: Joe Strusz <jstrusz@...>
Subject: Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: postfix and SASL
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 09:05:33 -0500
I ran the saslpasswd2 -c <username> command to no avail... im still 
receiving the blasted password prompt.

I know that sasl uses sasldb2 by default, but i swear i changed that to pam.

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>Joe Strusz wrote:
>>OK, well i disabled the smtpd_tl_auth_only line.
>>And now whenever i try to connect via say outlook express on a 
>>client machine...
>>I check the box that says, "my outgoing server requires 
>>authentication", and i do get the password prompt, however 
>>whichever login/password i try to use it gets rejected, over and 
>>over and over again...
>>any suggestions?
>SASL doesn't use system authentication (such as PAM/LDAP) by 
>default. It uses it's own password database (similar to the way samba works).
>Make sure that you run:
>saslpasswd2 -c <username>
>to add the user (and their password) to the SASL authentication database.
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