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Date:      Thu, 23 Jul 1998 12:42:17 -800
From:      "Dave Walton" <>
To:        "Patrik Astrom" <>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Cyrus trouble !
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001bdb656$b8eca0c0$21df7383@100377>

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On 23 Jul 98 at 18:26, Patrik Astrom wrote:

> Hi IM trying to install the Cyrus package
> But IM not able to connect with the cyradm program,it gives this error
> message...
> "application-specific initialization failed: authentication failed"
> Here is a part of my logfile...
> Jul 23 18:17:40 spaceman imapd[22869]: badlogin: localhost[]
> plaintext theguy cannot connect to pwcheck server

It looks to me like you don't have pwcheck running.  Cyrus uses 
pwcheck to do its authentication, so without it running cyradm will 
fail with that error.


Dave Walton                                                           
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