sasl password change over web or poppassd

James Pattie james at
Mon Dec 15 10:37:40 EST 2003

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Cristian Livadaru wrote:
| On Sun, Dec 14, 2003 at 05:59:39PM -0800, Joakim Ryden wrote:
|>On 12/14/03 2:48 PM Cristian Livadaru wrote:
|>>I am looking for something that makes it posible, preferebly by
|>>poppassd, to change your saslpassword.
|>I don't know of any ( OK that was a lie; I do know of saslpasswd(2) ) -
|>just wanted to take a step back and point out the difficulty of a
|>generic SASL password changer. Since there are so many ways one can
|>store SASL passwords (Kerberos, LDAP, SQL, sasldb etc) it would probably
|>take some thinking before writing, and a lot of writing after thinking,
|>something that takes all of those into account.
| well I only need it for sasldb, thats why saslpoppass would be great.
| the problem is it won't compile :-(
| It was designed for sasl1.x and I'm have no clue about C, I fixed some
| things but there still is some to be changed so it can compile.

the mailadmin project at works with sasldb using
saslpasswd.  I was able to modify it to properly work with sasl2 pretty easily.
~ I haven't posted my patches yet since I wanted to clean it up and make the
ability to use / or . for the seperator be a configurable thing.  Right now I
hardcoded /'s since I converted to using unixhierachysep.

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