imsp and sasl config
Richard.Hopkins at bristol.ac.uk
Fri Nov 28 07:03:11 EST 2003
--On Friday, November 28, 2003 11:37 AM +0000 Richard Hopkins
<Richard.Hopkins at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
> --On Friday, November 28, 2003 9:19 AM +0000 Richard Hopkins
> <Richard.Hopkins at bristol.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Hi Phil...
>> --On Thursday, November 27, 2003 7:29 PM +0000 Phil Chambers
>> <P.A.Chambers at exeter.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> I made a major typing blunder when I sent this message before! I missed
>>> "sasl." out when I copied my options entries, so that is not my
>>> solution. Please take another look:
>>> I have had a very old IMSP version (pre-SASL) running for years without
>>> any problems. I am trying to get a new version running which uses
>>> SASL. No problem building it, but I can't work out what options to put
>>> in /var/imsp/options!
>>> I am using saslauthd and that is working fine for my IMAP and POP
>>> processes with
>>> allowplaintext: yes
>>> sasl_pwcheck_method: saslauthd
>>> sasl_mech_list: plain
>>> in /etc/imapd.conf.
>>> I have the following in my /var/imsp/options:
>>> imsp.sasl.allowplaintext N +
>>> imsp.sasl.pwcheck_method N saslauthd
>>> imsp.sasl.mech_list n (plain)
>>> but I get "no mechanism available" when I try to login to IMSP with
>>> plain text password. (CAPABILITY shows AUTH=PLAIN)
>>> What should my IMSP options be please?
>> (First off I'll mention that you have to use version 1 of SASL with IMSP,
>> just in case.)
>> The only SASL related entry I have in my imsp.options file is...
>> imsp.sasl.allowplaintext N +
>> I then have the "pwcheck" method stuff in the file
>> /usr/local/lib/imsp.options, as in...
>> pwcheck_method: saslauthd
> Apologies. That should read /usr/local/lib/sasl/imspd.conf, not
And more apologies! There is a version of IMSP (1.7) out which supports
SASLv2 (released August 2003) after all (although I've not looked at it
myself, yet). See the cyrus-announce archive for details.
(What I wrote above applies to v1.6a3)
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