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Sasl-suth issue with linux email server

I recently rebuilt my email server on Ubuntu 22.04, with postfix, amavis, clamav and virtual mailboxes with MariaSQL. It also has roundcube for webaccess. Everything is working fine with one exception:...
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Mutt won't let me send emails because "Sasl authentication failed"

I've installed all the required packages for mutt to send emails smtp. mutt -v Mutt 1.13.2 (2019-12-18) Copyright (C) 1996-2016 Michael R. Elkins and others. Mutt comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; ...
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Postfix SASL LOGIN: 535 5.7.8 Authentication failed: wrong user/password

I was trying to set up my postfix email server (mailclient --> postfix/relay host --> smarthost/mailprovider) and got the following errors when sending mails: luke postfix/smtp[9059]: < smtp....
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Postfix SASLnot workign on upgrade to 19.10

I upgraded from 18.04LTS to 19.10. However, postfix with SASL (cyrus) has stopped working. It is configured as a smarthost/relay for smtp.office365.com:587 using the normal methods as described widely....
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Postfix + Ubuntu: SASL LOGIN authentication failed: authentication failure

On Ubuntu 18.04 server, I use Webmin and Virtualmin to manage the server and the virtual host. Looking at the file: /var/log/mail.log I have this: Sep 5 12:11:50 ns3147326 postfix/smtpd[17356]: ...
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Plugin of X-plane can't read file on /media/

I have a X-Plane 11 flight-sim. It can handle plugins and third-party aircraft. One of this aircraft consists of special plugins, needed to verify that every gauge is working perfectly and it checks ...
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Force discovery of SAS device

I have a tape drive attach to an SAS card on my Ubuntu 18.04 box. If I power cycle the drive with the computer running /dev/nst0 disappears and does not come back without a reboot (which is a non-...
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Client host rejected in postfix port 587

In master.cf: 127.0.0.1:587 inet n - y - - smtpd -o smtpd_sasl_auth_enable=yes -o smtpd_sasl_type=dovecot -o smtpd_sasl_path=private/auth -o ...
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Postfix authentication failure, can't send email out

I was trying to set up my postfix email server and got the following errors when using the command "auth login" in the telnet session with my postfix service: 535 5.7.8 Error: authentication failed: ...
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StartTLS fail with LDAP mechanism in saslauthd

I upgraded my mail server from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and now StartTLS does not work anymore with LDAP mechanism in saslauthd. % sudo testsaslauthd -u clement -p bar 0: NO "authentication failed" ...
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saslauthd auth login to postfix meet 454 4.7.0 Temporary authentication failure: generic failure

when I use cyrus sasl to auth postfix, meet 454 4.7.0 Temporary authentication failure: generic failure. auth chain was telnet -> postfix -> sasl -> pam -> mysql ps: I found if I start saslauthd with ...
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Help adapting Courier-authdaemon initscript

I could use help with adapting the standard courier-authdaemon initscript. I run a small business server with postfix, courier, mariadb, amavisd-new with clamav and spamassassin and sasl. After the ...
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Suppress Cyrus SASL log messages in Apache log file

We are running the stock Apache 2.4 using Debian jessie. We see these sorts of log entries in our syslog: 2016-07-31T05:22:12.647897-07:00 www1 apache2: GSSAPI client step 1 Some searching suggests ...
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How to use SSL and SASL with irssi under Xenial Xerus?

I would like to connect to Freenode with irssi using both SSL and SASL. Instructions for using the script cap_sasl.pl that worked for older versions of irssi now show the following error under Xenial ...
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Problem with PAM authorization in Dovecot

I've been using postfix with sasl and dovecot for many years. Three days ago, authorization for dovecot via PAM stopped working which means no IMAP or POP3. SASL was working as I could tunnel in with ...
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Mail Server saslauthd pam_authenticate failed

Every month/3 weeks, my Mail server fails to send any new mails, and each time i find the below error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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Mail Server Memory buffer error

From time to time, my Mail server stops sending any new mails, and i each time i find the blow error log, Jun 22 23:10:18 myserver saslauthd[3967]: DEBUG: auth_pam: pam_authenticate failed: Memory ...
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Dovecot IMAP (port 143) not working with SASL while Postfix (port 25) is

I've got SASLAuthd working (via LDAP), and am also successfully able to telnet via port 25 with my LDAP credentials. Postfix is configured with Dovecot. All 3 services are running fine (Postfix, ...
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Cannot login into new install of OpenLDAP

In Oracle VM Virtualbox I installed a fresh new copy of Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 64 bit version, with OpenSSH installed as well. Steps I done: sudo apt-get install slapd ldap-utils nano /etc/ldap/ldap....
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Postfix SASL Authentification not applied

I've a problem: I set up a Postfix and want to apply SASL user auth over cyprus. But the Problem is that Postfix won't accept the SASL auth or even the TLS encryption which i configured. In the ...
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Postfix PostgreSQL Dovecot SASL Authentication Fails Ubuntu 14.04LTS Server

I previously setup my mail server using Ubuntu 12.04LTS and all worked fine (see Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server), but I recently moved everything to new ...
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Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server

I set-up Postfix running with Dovecot with SASL support with virtual mailboxes in a Postgresql Database and Amavis Clamav and Spamassassin all working together Working = I can send and receive email ...
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SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed SASL+PAM

I'm banging my head over this for past 4 hours, and I cannot crack it! Google turns out allot of issues related to SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed but none helped. Basically,...
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Postfix SMTP-AUTH

On a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 server, I have install and configure postfix. For the SMTP-AUTH I used the mail-stack-delivery package (previously packaged as dovecot-postfix). sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I install sasl2-bin dependencies?

I'm trying to install sasl2-bin on Natty. However, it depends on db4.8-util, which could not be installed because the default package on Natty is db4.7-util. If I try to install the 4.8 version either ...
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SASL authentication failure: no secret in database

I have a VPS with Plesk Panel on Ubuntu server 10.04. Everything was set up and working perfectly. Only change I made to the mail configuration was to allow submission port 587. Everything was still ...
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Subversion 1.7 on 12.04 precise: libsasl error, compiling from source?

Background: I am a longtime Gentoo user, and this is my first time using Ubuntu (installed on a VM to avoid compiling everything from scratch). I am familiar with a Linux environment but somewhat ...
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How do I install cyrus-sasl on 10.04 Server?

This indicates that there is a cyrus-sasl2 package, but it doesn't appear to be available in the repositories? I need to install Cyrus SASL for use with postfix, not the Cyrus IMAP server. How do I ...
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Unable to connect to Google Talk using Pidgin (SASL error)

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10, Pidgin stopped connecting to any Jabber service (Google Talk and a local IM). The weird thing is, the same configuration works on a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10, but ...
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"SASL authentication failed" with mutt and Gmail, why? [closed]

I am confused by this, I have installed a lot of new packages and followed some tutorials after googling but I keep getting this kind of SASL -error. I am not sure whether the mistake is in some Gmail ...
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"SQL engine 'mysql' not supported" with saslauth

I'm having trouble authenticating incoming SMTP authentication to my postfix server (using Cyrus SASL with a MySQL backend). In my auth.log I get: postfix/smtpd[3389]: sql auxprop plugin using mysql ...
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How can I download and install saslauthd?

I cannot find saslauthd on my Ubuntu 11.04, and I did not find any package to install it. How to install, which package contains it?
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Why do I get an error when I try to postmap sasl password file with postfix?

I installed postfix freshly as satellite system. I need to authenticate on my mail providers smpt. There postfix needs to build a sasl database from my sasl-passwd file. But it fails to do just that. ...
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