From: Andreas Winkelmann (ml at awinkelmann dot de)
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 03:12:35 EST
Am Freitag, 26. März 2004 08:51 schrieb Dirk Tamme:
> The program call
> saslauthd -a shadow
> works, after I had created the directories /var/state and
> Then I changed the contents of Sendmail.conf into
> pwcheck_method: shadow
> The passwords are "shadowed" so it should work.
> After rebuildind and restart sendmail, I tried to send an mail using
> authentication and got
> the same error , giving in logall:
> Could not open db
> I also changed the contents of Sendmail.conf into
> pwcheck_method: saslauthd
> It gives the same error.
> What I already found out is that I don't have /etc/sasldb2.
> Should I create this DB, and what I have to do in this case?
Hmm, if you use Suse8.1, please check against which version of Cyrus-SASL
sendmail is linked. I know only Postfix, it is linked against sasl1 but the
saslauthd which is installed on 8.1 is from sasl2.
# ldd /path/to/sendmail