Problem with LMTP and TLS

Ken Murchison ken at
Thu Jan 29 12:00:01 EST 2004

Josh Endries wrote:

> Ken Murchison wrote:
>> Are you running lmtpd qith the -a option (preauth)?  If so, then 
>> STARTTLS won't be offered, and you'll see AUTH EXTERNAL offered.
>> Other than that, I can't think of any reason why imapd and pop3d would 
>> offer STARTTLS and lmtpd wouldn't.
> Nope, can I test if POP3 offers STARTTLS via telnet? I know the commands 
> for IMAP/SMTP/LMTP. Here is my cyrus.conf:
> lmtp          cmd="lmtpd" listen="lmtp" prefork=0

POP3 uses the CAPA command.  You can just use the pop3test, imtest, 
smtptest, lmtptest commands, which can do SSL/TLS and authentication 
(SASL or otherwise)

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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