[Pkg-exim4-users] cyrus sasl authentication problems

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Sat Jan 19 13:24:52 UTC 2008

Ross Boylan <ross at biostat.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> I have been trying to authenticate using the same account database as my
> Cyrus imap server.  I can't even seem to get very useful debugging
> output.  I would appreciate any help.

> Following suggestions earlier on this list, I run (as root)
> exim -d -oX -bd 2>&1
> and ran swaks on the client.

> The terminal running exim shows a lot of information (see below), but
> absolutely nothing when I try to connect to it.
> 4186 daemon running with uid=103 gid=103 euid=103 egid=103
> 4186 Listening...
> # everything above here preceded client connection
> # and nothing more appears after that.

This strongly suggests that you are simply not connecting to *this*
exim instance. Just comnnecting with telnet, without even issueing a
command should show more than a dozen lines of output. (there is even
more info with  -d+all-memory instead of -d).
cu andreas
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