saslauthd and "plus addressing"

Anders Norrbring lists at
Sat Sep 9 01:43:15 EDT 2006

Ken Murchison skrev:
> Anders Norrbring wrote:
>> I'm trying to make my POP3 users authenticate to the mail server. It's 
>> running saslauthd for POP3 access, and it works just fine.
>> However, I would like to enable the use of "pop from subfolder", which 
>> would demand a user to login with "username+folder", and of course 
>> saslauthd doesn't allow that.
>> When doing a local telnet session, this shows:
>> Connected to localhost.
>> Escape character is '^]'.
>> +OK iris Cyrus POP3 v2.1.15 server ready <3897138353.1157646393 at iris>
>> user nb0003+folder
>> +OK Name is a valid mailbox
>> pass <not shown>
>> -ERR [AUTH] Invalid login
>> user nb0003
>> +OK Name is a valid mailbox
>> pass <not shown>
>> +OK Maildrop locked and ready
>> So, the Cyrus POP daemon correctly finds the mailbox, but saslauthd 
>> cannot verify the user.  Is there a way to recofigure it so it'll work?
> The popsubfolder option is only available in Cyrus v2.3

Aah.. That's why I ran my head into the wall.

Thanks Ken!


Anders Norrbring
Norrbring Consulting

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