sieve authentication

Ken Murchison ken at
Fri Jan 9 08:27:04 EST 2004

Denis V. Suhanov wrote:
> Hello Rob,
> Thursday, January 8, 2004, 1:42:58 PM, you wrote:
>>>Is  there  a way to disable plaintext passwords in imap but allow them
>>>in  sieve  (since  I have it running locally). There is a bug in PHP's
>>>Net_Sieve module that makes it hang whenever timsieved does not report
>>>a PLAIN method (
> RS> If you are running 2.2.x you can have a per-serive allowplaintext option.
> You  mean,  by  using  a -C switch and a separate imapd.conf, only for
> timsieved (that's what I've done)? I failed to find any sieve-specific
> options in man imapd.conf

In 2.2, you can prefix any option with the service name (as it appears 
in cyrus.conf. So the following are valid options:


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