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Date:      Thu, 23 Jul 1998 12:42:17 -800
From:      "Dave Walton" <walton@nordicdms.com>
To:        "Patrik Astrom" <astrom@dev.tv3.se>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Cyrus trouble !
Message-ID:  <19980723194218.5512.qmail@modgud.nordicdms.com>
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[127.0.0.1]
> 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


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Dave Walton                                                           
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