Thanks Alexander for your reply.
saslauthd fails to start since sasldb2 is not compiled into it.
Starting saslauthd: saslauthd :set_auth_mech : unknown
authentication mechanism: sasldb2
On Jul 4, 2005, at 3:02 PM, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
Am Mo, den 04.07.2005 schrieb redhatdude(a)bellsouth.net um 20:56:
> I'm trying to set up cyrus with virtual email accounts. So far I got
> it to work using a system account, but that is not what I want.
> In my configuration /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd I have MECH=pam since
> the compiled version of FC4 has only these options: getpwent
> kerberos5 pam rimap shadow ldap.
> Is it possible to set up cyrus to use virtual accounts with these
> compiled authentication methods or do I need to recompile it?
It is possible, using sasldb instead of saslauthd, or by using
with mech ldap or pam and a specific pam module like pam_ldap or
> Can someone provide me with a good step by step guide on how to get
> cyrus to work with virtual accounts?
> I need the simplest method to accomplish this since this is my first
> time setting up an email server.
And you then start with such a complex setup? This isn't advised as it
is hard to understand all the components and their interactions.
The "easiest" approach to run Cyrus-IMAPd with non system accounts and
virtual hosting is to use a sasldb2 auth backend.
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