[CentOS] saslauthd for sendmail SMTP relay

Sun May 25 09:42:15 UTC 2008
Ian Blackwell <ian at ikel.id.au>

Bernd Bartmann wrote:
> /var/log/maillog:
> AUTH failure (LOGIN): authentication failure (-13) SASL(-13):
> authentication failure: checkpass failed
> /var/log/messages:
> saslauthd[3665]: do_auth         : auth failure: [user=username]
> [service=smtp] [realm=] [mech=shadow] [reason=Unknown]
> Does someone have an idea how to debug this further, esp. how to find
> the real reason as the message [reason=Unknown] is not very helpful at
> all.
Is saslauthd still running?  Could it have failed or not started if the 
server has rebooted?