saslauthd + ldap still experimental?
igor at ipass.net
Fri Dec 27 14:41:47 EST 2002
On Fri, 27 Dec 2002, Jules Agee wrote:
> Is saslauthd's auth_ldap module still considered experimental?
I use it in production.
> Would using this allow imap authentication methods other than PLAIN or
> LOGIN to be used, if the configured LDAP authentication method was
You can only use PLAIN or LOGIN mechs.
> if the configured LDAP authentication method was
> 'custom' (crypted userPassword) rather than 'bind'?
saslauthd verifies the password when 'custom' is used. Otherwise, the
ldap server checks the password ('bind' method). The 'custom' method is
up to 3 times faster because saslauthd 'custom' method uses fewer ldap
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