Bug 146209 - sendmail auth wont work with yp(nis) by defualt
Summary: sendmail auth wont work with yp(nis) by defualt
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 159194
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cyrus-sasl
Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-01-25 23:45 UTC by Chris Jones
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-08-26 10:55:21 UTC

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Description Chris Jones 2005-01-25 23:45:53 UTC
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Description of problem:
/etc/sysconfig/saslauthd sets the defualt authentication mechinism to shaddow, rather than pam, this breaks auth for anyone not useing shadow


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install sendmail
2. Install yp (nis)
3. Setup sendmail to use auth on sending
4. Try to send mail, useing auth from a valid yp user

Actual Results:  Failed to send mail, with user/password unknown type error

Expected Results:  Mail should have been accepted, as the user is a valid user

Additional info:

Comment 1 Sitsofe Wheeler 2005-01-26 07:46:17 UTC
I think you got the component wrong. /etc/sysconfig/saslauthd is owned by
cyrus-sasl-2.1.19-3 ...

Comment 2 Walter Justen 2005-08-26 10:55:21 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. This particular bug has already been reported
into our bug tracking system, but please feel free to report any further
bugs you find.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 159194 ***

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