Article ID: 2657, created on Oct 29, 2007, last review on Apr 30, 2014

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  • Pro Control Panel Linux

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Knowledge ID 1865
Product : EnsimPro on Linux (RHEL)
Version : 4.0.2
Topic : Hot Fixes

Title
saslauthd daemon requires frequent restart for smtp auth to work.

Summary
saslauthd daemon requires frequent restart for smtp auth to work.

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 Ensim Webppliance for Linux (RHEL only )

Product: Ensim Pro and Basic for Linux

Platform: SSH Only
Version: 4.0.2

Date: 10/14/04 
Patch Description: This is a hot fix that resolves the following issue: "saslauthd daemon requires frequent restart for smtp auth to work"

NOTE: No files to be downloaded.

Please perform the following steps:

 1.Open /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail in vi

 2.Look for the section which looks like this :

 

        if rpm -qf /etc/redhat-release | grep -i fedora >/dev/null 2>&1; then
            # Only fixup the username when talking to saslauthd, which
            # is no longer used on RHEL for sendmail.
            preload_libs="$preload_libs libsasl_fixup.so"
        fi

      Comment out the 'if' and 'fi' parts so that libary gets preloaded on RHEL as well.

        #if rpm -qf /etc/redhat-release | grep -i fedora >/dev/null 2>&1; then
            # Only fixup the username when talking to saslauthd, which
            # is no longer used on RHEL for sendmail.
            preload_libs="$preload_libs libsasl_fixup.so"
        #fi

   3. Restart sendmail.


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