pine, horde and CRAM_MD5 not happy

Bill Earle bill at
Tue Jul 1 08:37:59 EDT 2003

On Mon, 30 Jun 2003, Ken Murchison wrote:

> Ezsra McDonald wrote:
> > Since I was forced to migrate friday I have been
> > unable to connect to the cyrus imap server with pine
> > and horde.
> >
> > They are trying to use CRAM_MD5 authentication when I
> > would rather they did not.
> >
> > How do I disable CRAM_MD5 as an authentication method
> > or at least get it to work between cyrus and
> > pine/horde?
> If you don't need them for any other applications, simply remove the
> plugins from /user/lib/sasl2.  If you only want to limit the mechs
> offered by Cyrus, set the sasl_mech_list option in imapd.conf to a
> space-separated list of mechs, eg:
> sasl_mech_list: PLAIN

Ken's method certainly looks like the best option and would work
globaly. One other option would be to change you pinerc file, look

  # List of SASL authenticators to disable.

- Bill

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