Postfix authentication default configuration

Marius Gedminas marius at
Sun Dec 20 16:39:44 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 05:06:44PM +0100, Ben Bucksch wrote:
> I'm trying to set up a mail server with Ubuntu, Cyrus and Postix, and 
> need authentication (via sasldb2)
> Cyrus works fine, and postfix works and delivers, but I find it 
> extremely hard to configure SMTP AUTH, due to the Postfix-SASL 
> connection, incl. chroot.

I ended up bind-mounting the sasl2 password file into the chroot.
Then it worked fine.

A better sysadmin-experience out of the box would be certainly nice.
I don't know if the mailing list is the best place to suggest that, it's
rather ephemeral.  Perhaps you'd like to put it on

Marius Gedminas
MCSE == Marginal Computer Software Enthusiast
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