Sendmail patch breaks plain text auth
ryanw at falsehope.com
Wed Mar 29 13:29:07 IST 2006
I ran into that problem as well on Red Hat 9, but fixed it by merely copying
/etc/pam.d/smtp.sendmail to /etc/pam.d/smtp.
Sorry for missing this thread and not speaking up sooner, it's been hectic
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plain text auth
> Thanks for everyone's help on this. I found the Howto on this page
> http://www.falkotimme.com/howtos/sendmail_smtp_auth_tls very useful.
> In fact, I was so pleased to be able to fix the problem that I sent
> the author a donation; he saved my bacon!
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> I had the same problem but fixed it by doing the following.
> # vi /usr/lib/sasl2/smtpd.conf
> (it should say pwcheck_method: saslauthd)
> # vi /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd
> (it should say MECH=pam)
> Then run:
> alternatives --config mta
> and set it to sendmail
> restart/start saslauthd
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