[Dovecot] Dovecot Postfix and ssl_require_client_cert
mezzo at el-berins.de
Mon Aug 22 02:18:52 EEST 2011
I have a working mail system with postfix 2.7 and dovecot 1.2.15. I use
secure connections for imap and smtp. When I try to use client certificate
authorisation I have some problems. As soon as I enable the dovecot feature
ssl_require_client_cert I have to present a valid certificate to receive or
send email. Receiving emails works fine, but I can not send emails any more.
The only way I could get this to work was to disable smtpd_sasl_auth_enable
so postfix did not tries to get authorisation from dovecot. This way I can
not have sasl authorisation for localnet and client certificate
authorisation from extern.
The reson seams to be that postfix does not sent the valid-client-cert along
with the other parameter that are needed to satisfy the auth-process of
I found a few threads from 2008 where this problem is discussed but without
a final solution.
Is there a way to enable ssl_require_client_cert in dovecot and have
smtpd_sasl_auth_enable=yes in postfix? Better would be a way to tell dovecot
only to use ssl_require_client_cert during the imap autorisation.
I did not get it to work. I miss something?
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