Phil Chambers P.A.Chambers at
Thu Dec 11 11:30:22 EST 2003

On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 10:33:42 -0500 (EST) Rob Siemborski <rjs3 at> wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Dec 2003, Phil Chambers wrote:
> > As I understand it from the IMSP server
> > should then respond with a "+" followed by a base64 string.  Instead it just puts
> > out the "+" without the base64 string.
> The base64 string for the first server challenge of PLAIN is empty (that
> is, there is no initial server challenge).  So, your server is doing the
> right thing.
> -Rob

Thanks for that info.  What happens next is that Mulberry send a base64 string:


and the server then disconnects.  In fact, I have just seen from the SYSLOG that it 

Phil Chambers (postmaster at
University of Exeter

More information about the Info-cyrus mailing list