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Re: [SLE] SMTP Auth howto for 8.2 Professional.
  • From: Preston Kutzner <grdnwsl@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 18:48:12 -0600
  • Message-id: <42435FCC.9000603@xxxxxxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. wrote:
> The Thursday 2005-03-24 at 11:46 -0600, Preston Kutzner wrote:
>
>
>>saslauthd is running and the only errors I get are:
>>
>>Mar 24 11:42:31 ein postfix/smtpd[12865]: warning: SASL authentication
>>failure: Can only find author/en (no password)
>>Mar 24 11:42:31 ein postfix/smtpd[12865]: warning:
>>unknown[192.168.56.17]: SASL PLAIN authentication failed
>
>
> It might be that suse's postfix does not allow plain authentication. It's
> got to be encrypted, or over an encrypted connection. I don't remember if
> it was in 8.2 or later when they did that change.
>
Well, I will eventually be setting up TLS encryption for the session,
but I'd like to be able to test and make sure SMTP AUTH is working
first, it's more of a pain to debug problems when you have 2 variables,
as opposed to just one. Having to worry about SASL *and* TLS problems
at the same time (possible) is not what I would prefer.
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