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Bug 159194 - sendmail auth wont work with yp(nis) by defualt
Summary: sendmail auth wont work with yp(nis) by defualt
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cyrus-sasl
Version: 3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Brian Brock
: 146209 176660 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-31 13:29 UTC by Chris Jones
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: 2.1.21-2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-08-30 16:01:00 UTC

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Description Chris Jones 2005-05-31 13:29:01 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20050110 Firefox/1.0 (Debian package 1.0+dfsg.1-2)

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 Walter Justen 2005-08-26 10:55:39 UTC
*** Bug 146209 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Thomas Woerner 2005-08-26 15:37:03 UTC
Assinging to cyrus-sasl.

Comment 3 Nalin Dahyabhai 2005-12-29 13:35:07 UTC
*** Bug 176660 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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