SSL wrapped sieve support (ala "imaps") for timsieved

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Tue Jun 17 13:48:54 EDT 2003

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Ben Poliakoff wrote:

> Given that in many environments end user interactions with sieve scripts
> are mediated by web based interfaces (that don't easily lend themselves
> to authentication methods like SASL/GSSAPI), how much work might it be
> to implement a separate SSL wrapped "sieves" port for timsieved?

timsieved supports STARTTLS.  Why do you need a separate port?

> Has anyone already done this in a patch?  Would anyone else like to see
> this feature be available in cyrus-imapd/timsieved?  Do the developers
> cringe at the thought of this feature?

Yes, there's no need for a sieves port with the existance of STARTTLS.

Of course, sieveshell doesn't support STARTTLS, but thats more of a
function of no one having done the work.


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

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