How to use PLAIN, LOGIN, CRAM and DIGEST at the same time with Cyrus ?

Andreas Winkelmann ml at
Sat May 22 16:23:11 EDT 2004

Am Samstag, 22. Mai 2004 19:13 schrieb Patrice Granger:

> "Build up a SSL/TLS connection and you will see the Other Mechs. The
> Option "allowplainwithouttls:" seems to be deleted in 2.2.3.
> -- Andreas"
> Yes, "allowplainwithouttls:" does not seems to work...

My mistake, this was never an option with vanilla-cyrus-imapd. It was a 

> but LOGIN does not seems to work too because I can't use Outlook Express
> even with a SSL connection...

Did you turn on imaps in cyrus.conf? OE should be able to connet to this port 
and use imaps direct. Without starttls.

> The worst is that I can't use OE, even with CRAM. I may not be
> compatible with this mechanism (it works fine with PLAIN clients like
> Thunderbird)...


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