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From: Joe Strusz <jstrusz@...>
Subject: Re: postfix and SASL
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 09:23:09 -0500
How would i go about clearing out all the SASL config files, and reemerging it?

I tried deleted the /etc/sasl2/smtpd.conf

then i ran emerge -C cyrus-sasl; emerge cyrus-sasl

yet it didn't replace any config files...



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>I ran the saslpasswd2 -c <username> command to no avail... im still 
>receiving the blasted password prompt.
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>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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