[Dovecot] [Fwd: Re: Authentication]
gerard at seibercom.net
Wed Nov 29 11:06:50 UTC 2006
On Wednesday November 29, 2006 at 02:50:25 (AM) M. Tolga Özses wrote:
> eric wrote:
> > Try as I may, I cannot get Dovecot to allow anything but blank
> > passwords listed in a custom file I made for the purpose. It will not
> > recognise anybody in passwd.
> > Only using POP3 on an internal network so little danger of incursions.
> > Once I created a password file with user names and no password, one
> > user could login (from Outlook 2003) but another could not.
> > Telnet test also fails to authenticate.
> > I have allowed the group to write to the /var/spool/folder
> > Syslog simply showed authentication failed.
> > Relevant bits of my config:
> > disable plain text = no
> It is disable_plaintext_auth = no for me, and it works well
> > mail extra group = users
> It should be mail_extra_groups = mail, same
> > pop3 uidl format %08Xu%08Xv pasted direct from the help
> > I have un commented auth user name characteres
> > mechanisms = plain
> > and I have set auth debug passwords = yes
> > user = root
> > System: Suse 9.3
> > Dovecot 1.0 rc13
I think it would be more beneficial if you posted the entire
'dovecot.conf' file as well as the 'custom' file. Replace any passwords
using the form 'secret' and users with 'user' but leave everything else
Is there any output in the 'maillog'? If so, then show that also.
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