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Re: can't get slapd to do pass-through authentication

On 05/08/10 14:00 -0700, Brent Bice wrote:
   I created a lib/sasl2/slapd.conf file again and in it specified:
pwcheck_method:    saslauthd
saslauthd_path:    /var/state/saslauthd/mux

If testsaslauth works without specifying a '-f' option, then you shouldn't
need to specify saslauthd_path.

I didn't think so either. I put it in just in case slapd was trying to figure out where the socket was by reading this file.

Is that /usr/lib/sasl2/slapd.conf?

See if you can find out what --with-configdir option was passed to your
cyrus sasl ./configure when it was compiled, which defaults to
/usr/lib/sasl2 (regardless of where the libraries are actually installed).

If you were not creating it in the correct location, then libsasl would
default to using sasldb auxprop for authentication. You could create a test

saslpasswd -c bbice

to see if sasldb is being used.

I don't think testsaslauthd uses libsasl itself, so if none of that works,
you may still need to verify your libsasl is installed and linked
correctly. sample-server and sample-client might help (create a

You might also try a direct SASL bind against the server to see if that
works. Add 'sasl-secprops none' to your slapd.conf, then do:

ldapwhoami -Y PLAIN -U bbice ...

which should also use saslauthd to authenticate, with pwcheck_method:

Dan White