From: mouss (no email)
Date: Wed Mar 19 2008 - 10:01:49 EDT
Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 March 2008 12:37, Noel Jones wrote:
>> Careful reading of the postfix SASL_README will show that you
>> are not supposed to set smtp_sasl_password_maps or any other
>> smtp_sasl_* parameter. Remove those parameters from your
>> main.cf and then follow the instructions.
> I have been following that - most of it so far, I had already done. However,
> when I get to testing the authentication with telnet, there is obviously
> something wrong:
> telnet borg2.lydgate.lan 25
> Trying 192.168.0.40...
> Connected to borg2.lydgate.lan (192.168.0.40).
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 borg2 ESMTP Postfix
> # and there it hangs until I press Enter, when I get:
it doesn't hang. it is waiting for an smtp command. type:
show output of 'postconf -n'.
if there are other errors/warning in the logs, please show them as well.
> 500 5.5.2 Error: bad syntax
> 221 2.0.0 Bye
> Connection closed by foreign host.
> That's not very informative. Does it suggest to you where I should be looking
> Someone suggested that saslfinger would help me find problems. I attach the
> output from that, in the hope that it means more to you than it does to me.