[Dovecot] Common "sasl master" [Was: sendmail with dovecot sasl]
Andrzej Adam Filip
anfi at onet.eu
Sat Mar 28 14:28:17 EET 2009
Mario Pavlov <freebsd at abv.bg> wrote:
> I was wondering if I can make sendmail use dovecot's SASL
> implementation...maybe I should somehow compile it against dovecot's
> SASL ? My idea is to make sendmail and dovecot authenticate against
> one central user/password repository. Is this possible ?
> thank you.
> P.S. I want to use virtual users
Sendmail uses cyrus-sasl (only?).
You can make cyrus-sasl and dovecot-sasl use "common master"
e.g. LDAP or PAM.
"LDAP centric" approach is a standard recommendation if you plan multi
server mail system with multiple "mailbox servers"/"filtering gateways".
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