imsp and sasl config

Cyrus Daboo daboo at
Thu Nov 27 13:42:34 EST 2003

Hi Phil,

--On Thursday, November 27, 2003 4:54 PM +0000 Phil Chambers 
<P.A.Chambers at> wrote:

| 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.allowplaintext N +
|   imsp.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)

Options for SASL in the IMSP options file must all begin with 'imsp.sasl.'. 
Thus you need:

imsp.sasl.allowplaintext N +
imsp.sasl.pwcheck_method N saslauthd
imsp.sasl.mech_list n (plain)

Check the 'sasl_syupport.c' file in the IMSP source distribution to see 

Cyrus Daboo

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