Plain Authentication for sendmail with SASL

1. Test your sendmail is compiled with SASL or not

sendmail -d0.1 -bv root | grep SASL  make sure SASL should come in Output.  If not then you need to compile sendmail with SASL

2. Changes in /etc/mail/ –>

define(`confAUTH_OPTIONS’, `A’)dnl

2. In /usr/lib/sasl2/Sendmail.conf

pwcheck_method: saslauthd

And start saslauthd with following command:

saslauthd -a shadow

Restart sendmail

3. Test sendmail
telnet <server ip> 25
ehlo localhost

It should show 250-AUTH in the output.

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