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Re: postfix smtp + sasl

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Geert Hendrickx <> 
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 12:34:05AM -0500, matthew sporleder wrote:
>> I'm trying to setup an authenticated relayhost with the netbsd-included
>> postfix.  The output of postconf -A is blank, so does that mean postfix's
>> smtp doesn't support any authenticated (over ssl, if it matters)
>> client-side email?
> Are you trying to setup Postfix as an SMTP *server* with SASL authentication?
> In that case, check "postconf -a" instead, it should list dovecot as a built-
> in mechanism.
> To configure Postfix as an SMTP *client* using SASL, cyrus (from pkgsrc) is
> the only option.

I'm interested in the client-side, but I think I need to rebuild
postfix with sasl support even for the client.  postconf -A (smtp
client) is blank whereas postconf -a (smtpd server) says dovecot.

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