protip: Postfix no longer forces installation of sasl2 plain libraries
On Jun 17, 2012, at 3:18 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> Am 17.06.2012 04:56, schrieb Julian C. Dunn:
>> Thought this info might be useful to anyone else installing F17 from scratch and trying to port old Postfix configs.
>> It seems that installing Postfix does not, by default, install cyrus-sasl-plain. This means that AUTH LOGIN PLAIN mechanism won't work out of the box when using Postfix as a client.
> fine - one OPTIONAL dependency lesser
> there are many postfix-installations not using SASL at all
> think about a ton of web/file/db-servers etc. running postfix
> for relay syste- mails to our MX and they do not need auth
> in the LAN nor are they reachable from any network
I completely agree with you; I was merely pointing out an observation in the hopes that it might help someone down the line with the same problem.
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