[Dovecot] auth on tcp socket?

Hajo Locke hajo.locke at gmx.de
Thu Mar 3 17:36:56 EET 2011


>> is it possible to provide service auth on tcp-socket instead of 
>> unix-socket?
>> I changed my conf and dovecot 2.0.5 is restarting but on telnet test it 
>> throws:
>> dovecot: auth: Fatal: getsockname(12) failed: Socket operation on 
>> non-socket
>> Want to separate smtp and imap to different servers but keep using 
>> dovecot auth for postfix-sasl.
>> Whats to do? hmm, is postfix able to use non-unix socket for 
>> dovecot-sasl?

> Well, added support for that:
> http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-2.0/rev/fe8e82b5bff9

Thanks for that.
is it save to use
smtpd_sasl_path = inet:localhost:1434
in postfix's main.cf?

there are some warnings in log:
"when SASL type is "dovecot", SASL path "inet:localhost:1434" should be a 
socket pathname"
( Datei src/xsasl/xsasl_dovecot_server.c )


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