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problems with userpassword
Until yesterday, I had libnss-ldap (199-1) and slapd (2.0.23-10)
configured and working on a Linux Debian Sid (unstable). I use libnss-ldap
to lookup for user accounts, and deliver e-mails locally via postfix+cyrus.
Users can retrieve their mails login into cyrus-imapd. cyrus-imapd make
searches in slapd via libnss-ldap, and validate the passwords.
Last week, in Debian Sid was a major change with libc6 and libdb, I
don't know what were the changes, but some services become to fail until
they were recompiled with the new libdb libraries (I say it only for
With the new libraries, all was working, but yesterday, for some
reasons, we rebooted the server, and cyrus-imapd stop working. postfix+cyrus
is able to locate the users in LDAP, this is working, but cyrus-imapd is
incapable of compare the passwords. The quick&dirty solution was modify
access to attribute=userPassword
by dn="cn=admin,....." write
by self write
by anonymous read # (was 'auth')
by * none
libnss-ldap is binding to LDAP server with the admin dn, then it has
all permisions to retrieve the passwords...
Please, what logs do you want to see? I can send logs from
cyrus-imapd, nssldap (compiled with debugging), slapd...
Paco Brufal, Administrador de Sistemas