Cyrus IMAP and Mysql

Cyrus IMAP and Mysql

Post by no!sp » Sun, 27 Jul 2003 00:08:51

I am about set up IMPA mail server. Is there any
advantages to having it authenticate against a Mysql DB

1. cyrus-imap 1.6.24 & MySQL

Files: Cyrus-sasl-1.5.21-8
         MySQL-3.22.32 (authenticates Cyrus mail users).
OS:   Redhat 6.2

I've been having a large number of problems setting up getting my Cyrus
up and running.  Once up and running, user will be authenticated against a
MySQL database instead of creating individual userid's. As part of the
process, I've run test logins with Cyrus-imap and have had no success so
far.  Over the past 4 days I've tried numerous installations (following the
official HOWTO documentation and
other documentation from mailing lists) including tar's and rpm's (from  The issue seems to be an installation problem with

Can someone advise of installation procedure that has worked for work them
please ?

Much appreciated.


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