login to imapd with local username is killing me

Gavin McCullagh gavin.mccullagh at gcd.ie
Mon Aug 16 14:35:54 CEST 2010


On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, Gunnar Wrobel wrote:

> > Okay, I've found what appears to be a reasonable workaround.  I've modified
> > /kolab/etc/kolab/templates/saslauthd.conf.template, as follows:
> >
> >   # Avoid the "Domain/Realm not available" error message
> >   # ldap_default_realm: @@@postfix-mydomain@@@
> >   ldap_default_realm: xxx.ie
> >
> > so that the ldap_default_realm is not set to any of our domains.  The
> > result of this seems to be what I want, people must use the full username
> > including domain _or_ they get a failed login.
> >
> > Is there something that I'm missing here?  Will this have some nasty side
> > effect that I don't yet see?
> Hm, this should also have an effect on the postfix login. It might  
> have implications for other subsystems. But I can only judge this  
> after a detailed analysis. We should continue the discussion in the  
> issue. I pinged Thomas there.

For what it's worth, we've been using this change without problem ever
since.  Postfix and Cyrus authentication both working fine.


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