Murder and POP3

Ken Murchison ken at
Tue Dec 9 08:38:45 EST 2003

Andreas S. Kerber wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 03:02:36PM +0100, Andreas S. Kerber wrote:
>>Yes the "test" User has a mailbox on the backend and it is possible
>>login as the "test" User on the backend, without any problems. Accessing
>>the INBOX via IMAP works too (I've used mutt). Here is the output
>>from the "SELECT" via imtest.
> [...]
> JFI I've just found what the problem with Murder+POP3 and IMAP 2.1.16
> was.
> <hostname>_mechs: (which is documented in 2.2-BETA), needed to be set
> on the frontend. If it is not set, IMAP works (it used DIGEST-MD5 to talk to the
> backend) but POP3 immediatly failed after the user authenticatet on the frontend.
> The murder works fine now :-)
> Is anybody using 2.2-BETA in a production environment or is it currently
> better to use 2.1.16 (with skiplist)?

I've been running 2.2 on my production box since I started working on 
2.2, without any problems.  I know some others on th elist apparently 
are running it too.  CMU is going to move to 2.2 over the winter break.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
Software Engineer     21 Princeton Place
716-662-8973 x26      Orchard Park, NY 14127
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