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Old 1st December 2012, 21:05
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Default Sasl Authentication Failure

I'm not entirely sure if this is the place to post this but, I have a new error with postfix that popped up when using thunderbird.

Code:
warning: SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed
Webmail works, just can't connect from outside.

Which password is it referring to.

I've double checked the password for user@domain.net with mysql

Could it have something to do with this:
Code:
250-AUTH LOGIN NTLM DIGEST-MD5 PLAIN CRAM-MD5
Instead of:
Code:
250-AUTH PLAIN LOGIN
I can't change that. I did a grep for every mechlist that it found. Changing the values to plain login, didn't work.

Edit: Oh, I should mention this is for sending mail, receiving it with courier and thunderbird works just fine.

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Old 2nd December 2012, 12:06
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Which distribution do you use? Are there any errors in your mail log?
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Old 2nd December 2012, 17:23
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Ubuntu 8.04

mail.log:
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SASL authentication failure: Password verification failed
SASL PLAIN authentication failed: authentication failure
SASL LOGIN authentication failed: authentication failure
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Old 3rd December 2012, 08:23
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Was having an issue with testsaslauthd not working unless i specified a path in the command. Created a symlink, and was hoping fixing that would take care of it, but it didn't. It made testsaslauthd work without manually entering a path.

Code:
rm -rf /var/run/saslauthd
ln -s /var/spool/postfix/var/run/saslauthd /var/run/saslauthd
Code:
testsaslauthd -s smtp -u user@domain.com -p password

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Old 4th December 2012, 06:01
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I am getting quite suspicious that this is whats causing it:

Code:
250-AUTH LOGIN NTLM DIGEST-MD5 PLAIN CRAM-MD5
It should read:
Code:
250-AUTH PLAIN LOGIN
I only told it to use plain login, I don't know why it's still wanting to use the extras.

I changed the name of anything that could intercede smtpd.conf

In both directories /usr/lib/sasl2 and /usr/lib64/sasl2, I changed the names of Sendmail.conf, smtpd.conf, and saslpaswd.conf incase they were overriding /etc/postfix/sasl/smtpd.conf.

Code:
pwcheck_method: saslauthd
mech_list: plain login
log_level: 7
allow plaintext: true
auxprop_plugin: sql
sql_engine: mysql
sql_hostnames: 127.0.0.1
sql_user: mail_admin
sql_passwd: mail_admin_pass
sql_database: mail
sql_select: select password from users where email = '%u@%r'
I can't figure out what is overriding this. It can't be overriding the whole file, or I imagine it would be more broken. It's just overriding the mech list.

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Old 5th December 2012, 14:15
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What's in /etc/postfix/main.cf?
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