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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
> 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.
Jonathan Wright ~ mail at djnauk.co.uk
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are black nor all things white. It is a fundamental of taxonomy
that nature rarely deals with discrete categories. Only the
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"The living world is a continuum in each and every one of its
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