cyrus after changing uid and mail address login not working any more

Jan Kowalsky jankow at
Sat Oct 5 18:53:35 CEST 2019

Hi all,

I could solve the issue.

Am 05.10.19 um 17:56 schrieb Jan Kowalsky:
> Hi all,
> on one account we have the problem that user can't authenticate against
> cyrus anymore after name and email-adress of the account was changed.
> If changing a user name in kolab webadmin - the email-adress and uid is
> changed also - depending on recipient policy.
> One user can't login anymore with this new email-address.

There had been old informations in



service kolab-saslauthd stop
rm /var/lib/kolab/auth_cache.db
service kolab-saslauthd start

everything worked.

Anybody knows how long creds are cached there?


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