Cyrus SASL library is part of the Cyrus IMAP project and can be used to authenticate access to different services that implement Simple Authentication Security Layer support.

This role allows configuration of multiple saslauthd instances which can be used by different services. By default role can configure support for SMTP AUTH for Postfix, other services might be supported in the future. The role is also integrated with the LDAP framework implemented in the debops.ldap role and can be used to implement authentication via the LDAP directory in other services.