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Setup Dovecot with PAM authentication and SSL on CentOS – Experiencing Technology
The idea is to allow only users that are members of a specific group. Maybe someone at debian or ubuntu should look at this?
It doesn’t matter which config file you add which setting. The idea is that the settings are nicely grouped into different files to make it easier for new admins to scan through related settings.
With this configured, every Linux account is allowed to log in to Dovecot, but you might not want to allow all shell accounts to login to Dovecot. I tried this and it seems to work. You need to create group vmail and user vmail. PAM cannot be used as a user database either although static user templates could be used to provide the same effect. The uncommented passdb section should look like this.
The order is important to prevent deadlocking. Chloe 11 I’ve been using postfix with sasl and dovecot for many years. PAM is not itself a password database, but rather its configuration tells the system how exactly to do the authentication.
The PAM module shows a configuration file related to the Cyrus sasl authentication. QuickConfiguration last edited Email Required, but never shown. I set it to: If you notice that PAM authentication stops working after some time, you can limit the number of lookups done by the auth worker process before it dies: Dovecto you will need to provide a certificate and key file.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. If you use the same section multiple times, the settings are merged together. Sign up using Email and Password. Dkvecot modules from directory: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. In the default configuration from the yum repository this will return a something similar to this.
You are visiting this site using. Check the startup configuration as you might want this service to start at boot time.
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Sun Apr 6 Use this if you do any checks based on the local IP address that was connected to. Post as a guest Name. This documentation is for Dovecot v2.