Authenticating and authorizing as different users w/an MUA?
ken at oceana.com
Mon Dec 15 15:22:10 EST 2003
Wil Cooley wrote:
> I recall being able to authenticate as one user and authorize as another
> at some point with cyradm; it doesn't seem to do that anymore (at least,
> it's not in the man page).
Yeah, its not documented and the option names are almost the reverse of
what imtest uses:
cyradm --user <authid> --authz <authzid>
imtest -a <authid> -u <authzid>
Note that the only mechanisms that allow for proxying are PLAIN,
DIGEST-MD5, OTP, SRP, KERBEROS_V4 and GSSAPI.
> At any rate, this tells me it's something
> the server and IMAP protocol are capable of. However, I don't know of
> any MUAs that will let you do this, which is important for certain user
> support issues. Does anyone know of one, or am I mistaken about being
> able to do this?
I'm not aware of any maintream MUAs that let you do this.
Kenneth Murchison Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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