[Dovecot] help needed - dovecot-ldap authentication

Udo Rader udo.rader at bestsolution.at
Sat Feb 10 21:10:20 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 15:25 +0530, Vidyasagar Warge wrote:
> I am trying to set a up mail server on a ubuntu edgy machine. I
> followed the howto at
> http://wanderingbarque.com/howtos/mailserver/mailserver.html . 
> I am able to configure everything except dovecot-ldap
> authentication :(. After struggling with it for a week I decided to
> seek help.
> The current version of dovecot is v1.0 RC21 and the version used for
> the howto is  v0.99.10.9. I installed & tried to configure both
> versions but none of them was able to authenticate a user from ldap. I
> noted  some  differences in syntax of the dovecot.conf files of  both
> the versions. It seems that the ldap documentation at dovecot site is
> from the old version of dovecot ( I might be wrong on this!). So if
> anyone can tell me how to configure the current version of dovecot
> with openldap? 

Maybe you should start by posting the results of dovecot -n and the
contents of your ldap authentication file.

And maybe you should give us more information about what your problems

Udo Rader

bestsolution.at EDV Systemhaus GmbH

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