[Systems] Error while trying to add my alias

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Fri Nov 9 00:24:03 EST 2018

What did you want to do Peace, read all email sent to 
peaceojemeh at sugarlabs.org in Gmail?

Then, a shell account on sunjammer isn't necessary: we can add an alias 
that forwards all mail to your existing gmail account.

You can also configure Gmail (or any other email client) to send email 
with "From: peaceojemeh at sugarlabs.org". Some email services require a 
verification step.

Long ago, sunjammer also hosted IMAP and SMTP for shell users, but this 
has been unsupported for a long time (more specifically, I was the 
volunteer sysadmin supporting all this, but now I no longer have time to 
fix problems and answer support requests from users).

If you read something in our wiki that contradict the above, it's likely 
out of date documentation written by me long ago, when I had more free 
time. Apologies for giving false hopes :-)

On 11/9/18 1:40 PM, James Cameron wrote:
> I've investigated logs, though not knowing exactly when you tried this
> made it difficult.
> It would appear the problem is the same as Ibiam experienced on or
> around 4th October that we discussed on systems@
> Nov  8 08:31:14 sunjammer auth: pam_ldap: error trying to bind as user "uid=peaceojemeh,ou=People,dc=sugarlabs,dc=org" (Invalid credentials)
> I think our LDAP system is broken and it needs an expert to fix it.  I
> don't know what else to do to fix it.
> You will have to wait until someone is available.  Meanwhile use your
> own gmail.com account.  Sorry about that!
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 02:47:39PM +0100, Peace Ojemeh wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I've been trying to add my @[1]sugarlabs.org address to my gmail and I can't
>> after filling the necessary details, at the point of the screenshot the
>> password inputed is my sunjammer password. I'm I doing anything wrong?.
>> Thanks.
>> Regards.
>> Peace Ojemeh(Perrie)
>> References:
>> [1] http://sugarlabs.org/
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