What to use when no AUTH=
rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Jul 1 10:25:29 EDT 2003
On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Patrick Welche wrote:
> When connecting to imap servers with sasl, I thought the plan was to
> parse the capability string and add any AUTH= to the mechlist. This
> was fine for cyrus :) and UW, but pointing my code at Courier, I
> S: * CAPABILITY IMAP4rev1 CHILDREN NAMESPACE THREAD=ORDEREDSUBJECT THREAD=REFERENCES SORT
> Now, I am missing something, because cyrus' imtest connects with no problem.
> What mechanism is it using? What is the right thing to do?
Since I've heard bad things about Courier's standards complicance, I
can't advocate its use in any way.
In this case, though, you have to use the plaintext IMAP LOGIN command
(doesn't imtest show what its doing as you log in?).
Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper
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