requiring encryption but not from localhost?

Matt Bernstein mb/cyrus at
Wed Jul 30 04:12:52 EDT 2003

Today we're trying to forbid any access to our imapd without encryption, 
so I upped the sasl_minimum_layer to 128, and two things happened: first, 
LOGIN still works unencrypted; second, timsieved started refusing logins 
from avelsieve (a Squirrelmail plugin).

So.. is there a way to really require encryption from any host except 
localhost? If not, could there be please? This would solve both of my 


[I can fix the second problem by upgrading to PHP 4.3, but (unfortunately)
the box is Debian system and I know of no packages for PHP 4.3 even in

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