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Re: Postfix / Sasl Authentication Issue

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  • Patrick Ben Koetter
    ... passwords must be plaintext or Cyrus-SASL.2.x libsql will not be able to process authentication. ... Cyrus-SASL.2.x can t find the library that provides
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 1, 2006
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      * erol@... <erol@...>:
      > Before I begin, yes I have checked for others having this problem.
      > However none of what I've found has solved the problems I've
      > encountered.
      >
      > The issue this. I'm trying to make postfix+sasl authenticate
      > against a mysql database which already has all the necessary
      > usernames and passwords. The goal of this is to allow anyone who

      passwords must be plaintext or Cyrus-SASL.2.x libsql will not be able to
      process authentication.

      > authenticates to use the machine as an outbound mail relay.
      >
      > When I try and authenticate and send test messages I receive the
      > following error:
      >
      > postfix/smtpd[16262]: sql_select option missing
      > postfix/smtpd[16262]: auxpropfunc error no mechanism available
      > postfix/smtpd[16262]: _sasl_plugin_load failed on sasl_auxprop_plug_init for plugin: sql

      Cyrus-SASL.2.x can't find the library that provides the sql method. On Debian
      it should be in /usr/lib/sasl2. If there's no libsql* you need to install
      them.

      p@rick

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