On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 06:57:49PM +0000, Tom Lee wrote:
I used cyrus sasl library with postfix, can I use /etc/sasldb2 with
No (unless you write your own authentication module, or some glue in
I am thinking if it will work if I change 'username' in /etc/passwd to
That would be scary. Many Unix systems have a maximum of 8 or 16 characters
in a username.
It would be better, in my opinion, just to use authuserdb. There is a tool
provided which converts /etc/passwd into userdb format. You then just tweak
the userdb entries in whatever way you want (such as adding domains to the
username), run makeuserdb, and hey presto.
Of course you can use authmysql or whatever as has been suggested, but
that's a much more heavyweight setup. If you are happy with /etc/passwd as
an authentication source, then I guess you'll be equally happy with