Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Joerg Mertin <smurphy@××××××.org>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] postfix and SASL
Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 14:37:04
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] postfix and SASL by Joe Strusz
Hmmm, mine loos like this:
$ cat cat /etc/postfix/sasl/smtpd.conf
pwcheck_method: saslauthd
mech_list: plain login

also -
$ cat /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd
# $Id: saslauthd.sysconfig,v 1.1 2001/05/02 10:55:48 wiget Exp $
# Authentications mechanism (for list see saslauthd -v)

# Hostname for remote IMAP server (if rimap auth mech is used)
# Ldap configuration file (if ldap auth mech is used)

# Extra options (for list see saslauthd -h)

I remember having had a glithc with some named-pipe files - e.g.
communication between postfix and saslauthd using different paths for

<quote who="Joe Strusz">
> 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... > > > >>X-Original-To: jstrusz@×××××.com >>Delivered-To: jstrusz@×××××.com >>Delivered-To: <gentoo-security@l.g.o> >>X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Version >>Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 09:05:33 -0500 >>To: gentoo-security@l.g.o >>From: Joe Strusz <jstrusz@×××××.com> >>Subject: Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: [gentoo-security] postfix and SASL >>List-Post: <mailto:gentoo-security@l.g.o> >>List-Help: <mailto:gentoo-security+help@g.o> >>List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:gentoo-security+unsubscribe@g.o> >>List-Subscribe: <mailto:gentoo-security+subscribe@g.o> >>List-Id: Gentoo Linux mail <> >>X-BeenThere: gentoo-security@g.o >>Reply-To: gentoo-security@l.g.o >>X-Virus-Scanned: This message was scanned for viruses by ClamAV. >>X-Virus-Scanned: This message was scanned for viruses by ClamAV. >>X-Spam-Status: No, hits=-1.973 tagged_above=-100 required=6.5 tests=AWL, >> BAYES_00, RCVD_IN_NJABL_RELAY >>X-Spam-Level: >> >>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. >> >> >>>X-Original-To: jstrusz@×××××.com >>>Delivered-To: jstrusz@×××××.com >>>Delivered-To: <gentoo-security@l.g.o> >>>Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 14:41:51 +0100 >>>From: Jonathan Wright <mail@×××××××××.uk> >>>User-Agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0.6 (X11/20050822) >>>X-Accept-Language: en-us, en >>>List-Post: <mailto:gentoo-security@l.g.o> >>>List-Help: <mailto:gentoo-security+help@g.o> >>>List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:gentoo-security+unsubscribe@g.o> >>>List-Subscribe: <mailto:gentoo-security+subscribe@g.o> >>>List-Id: Gentoo Linux mail <> >>>X-BeenThere: gentoo-security@g.o >>>Reply-To: gentoo-security@l.g.o >>>To: gentoo-security@l.g.o >>>Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: [gentoo-security] postfix and SASL >>>X-Virus-Scanned: This message was scanned for viruses by ClamAV. >>>X-Spam-Status: No, hits=-2.599 tagged_above=-100 required=6.5 >>> tests=BAYES_00 >>>X-Spam-Level: >>> >>>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. >>> >>>-- >>> Jonathan Wright ~ mail at >>> ~ >>>-- >>> 2.6.12-gentoo-r6-djnauk-b2 AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2100+ >>> up 5 days, 5:17, 4 users, load average: 0.47, 0.32, 0.29 >>>-- >>> "The world is not divided into sheeps and goats. Not all things >>> are black nor all things white. It is a fundamental of taxonomy >>> that nature rarely deals with discrete categories. Only the >>> human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into >>> separated pigeon-holes." >>> >>> "The living world is a continuum in each and every one of its >>> aspects. The sooner we learn this concerning sexual behavior the >>> sooner we shall reach a sound understanding of the realities of >>> sex." >>> >>> ~ Alfred Kinsey, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, 1948 >>>-- >>>gentoo-security@g.o mailing list >> >> >>Joe Strusz >> >>IT Assistant >>Oxford Publishing, Inc. >>307 West Jackson Avenue >>Oxford, MS 38655-2154 >>800-247-3881 >>662-236-5510x40 >>jstrusz@×××××.com >> >> >> >>-- >>gentoo-security@g.o mailing list > > > Joe Strusz > > IT Assistant > Oxford Publishing, Inc. > 307 West Jackson Avenue > Oxford, MS 38655-2154 > 800-247-3881 > 662-236-5510x40 > jstrusz@×××××.com > > > > -- > gentoo-security@g.o mailing list > >
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