OT - Sendmail Auth

Lars Kristiansen lars+lister.mailscanner at adventuras.no
Sat Mar 24 01:17:57 CET 2007

René Berber skrev:
> Steve Campbell wrote:
>> I need to set up SMTP Auth on a server to allow a roaming user to send
>> mail using one of our  servers. The user will have a dynamic IP. The
>> server is not in the MX lists for our domains.
>> I have the sendmail Cookbook, and an older version of the Bat book, but
>> every thing I do seems pointless and doesn't work, as far as I can tell.
>> The cookbook seems to make it sound real simple, and I do get sendmail
>> to acknowedge and advertise DIGEST-MD5 and CRAM-MD5. After that,
>> AuthInfo to the access db, and every thing after seems to avoid the
>> Sasl. I have also started the saslauthd daemon. I have also created the
>> user with the saslpasswd command.
> [snip]
> Start by using LOGIN or PLAIN, saslauthd/sendmail don't do the ones you are trying.

Unless using sasldb and setting "auxprop" in the sasl2/Sendmail.conf.
Since OP is using saslpasswd then he is using sasldb.

Here is examples for Sendmail.conf:
$ cat /usr/local/lib/sasl2/Sendmail.conf~
pwcheck_method: saslauthd
$ cat /usr/local/lib/sasl2/Sendmail.conf
pwcheck_method: auxprop


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