Sieve filtering -- set filter as Cyrus administrator

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Tue Dec 10 12:47:03 EST 2002

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Su Li wrote:

> Thanks Rob for you quick reply.
> It works on sieveshell.
> Do you by chance know, if I telnet to Timsieved (port 2000), what command should I user to do "--user=testuser1 --authname=cyrus"?
> Right now, when I log in Tim sieved, I do:
> s: VXNlcm5hbWU6        -- user
> c: username (in base 64)
> s: UGFzc3dvcmQ6        -- password
> c: password (in base 64)
> s: OK
> I don't know how do I login as "authname" and set the filter for normal user.

You need to use a SASL mech that supports authorization, like PLAIN, which
I suspect will be difficult for you using telnet.

sivtest should be able to do it for you though.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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