imap-uw and sasl

Thomas Abthorpe tabthorpe at
Thu Nov 1 12:59:21 PDT 2007

Try adding the following you /etc/make.conf


On 01/11/2007, Michael Grant <mg-fbsd3 at> wrote:
> I just installed imap-uw and saslauthd on my box.  I'm having trouble
> getting it to accept plain text logins (in fact any logins at all).
> I'm trying to authenticate people in the passwd file.
> I get the following in the maillog:
> Nov  1 11:14:53 myhost ipop3d[97953]: Unexpected client disconnect,
> while reading line user=??? []
> Yes, the user=??? is just like that with the question marks.  I am
> definitely sending the username.
> I'm thinking it might be a sasl problem or something I've not
> configured with saslauthd but I don't see it.
> I see these messages in /var/log/messages but they do not seem
> correlated with the time of the I tried to login (and there's many
> fewer of them):
> Nov  1 11:00:32 charm ipop3d[87124]: Login failed user=myname
> auth=myname []
> Ideas?  Suggestions where to look for more error messages?
> Michael Grant
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