postfix 2.1.5 sasl2 on 5.4

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Sat Aug 20 19:03:46 GMT 2005

--On August 19, 2005 6:44:46 PM -0400 dave <dmehler26 at> wrote:

> Hello,
>     I'm trying to set up a new mailserver, config below, on a freebsd 5.4
> box. I'm using chroot for the postfix processes and am going to introduce
> postfix-style virtual domains when i get sasl/tls working. Currently, i
> can connect, but authentication fails. I've got in my rc.conf lines
> starting postfix and sasl2 both installed from ports, i do not see my
> error, the sasl_flags is set to -a pam, i'm trying to authenticate
> against the system's master password file and am ensuring sasl2's state
> file is starting within the postfix chroot so postfix can access it. Any
> help appreciated. Thanks.
> Thanks.
> Dave.

The only thing I see different in your setup from my (working) setup is the 
chroot.  I would remove that and see if it works.  If it does, then 
something is wrong with your jail.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Adjunct Information Security Officer
University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member

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