subscribing to folders

Alexander Brill kiowa at
Tue Jul 27 10:27:58 EDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 16:12, Rob Siemborski wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Alexander Brill wrote:
> >> Huh?  You just use the IMAP AUTHENTICATE command and a SASL mechanism that
> >> supports separate authroization and authentication IDs. (see -a and -u
> >> options to imtest, for example)
> >
> > I tried fiddling around a bit with the AUTHENTICATE-command. But for
> > some reason I don't have an AUTH field in my CAPABILITES response, so
> > therefore I couldn't examine it further (odd?).
> Do you only support plaintext mechanisms?  These won't be advertised 
> unless you are under a TLS layer.

Yes, I am, cyrus.conf:
sasl_mech_list: PLAIN

But when I try to 'AUTHENTICATE PLAIN', I receive 'NO, no mechanism
available'. What am I missing here?

Alexander Brill <kiowa at>

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