Kerberos IMAP clients

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Sun Jul 13 10:23:42 EDT 2003

On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:

> > One question. While it is nice to have Kerberos 4/5 authentication, which
> > IMAP clients support it? Which one would you suggest?
> I know that pine & Ximian Evolution do via GSSAPI

There's also a KERBEROS_IV patch for pine, and Mulberry can do atleast

> > Etienne Goyer told me they were using "PLAIN -> saslauthd -> Kerberos 5".
> That is more of a mail server configuration than anything to do with client
> support.

Yup.  This configuration allows the use of Kerberos passwords with PLAIN,
for example.  Of course, this sort of defeats the point of Kerberos,
but... ;)


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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