Paul M Fleming pfleming at
Mon Sep 27 14:49:42 EDT 2004

use kerberos auth in sasl and pam to automatically get a ticket (or
kinit manually).. *poof* no password/username prompt. If you already run
kerberos this is fairly easy to setup. 

Christiaan den Besten wrote:
> > Cyrus doesn't support running imapd from the command line.  All process
> > are spawned from the master process.
> >
> > What type of application requires you to run imapd from the command line?
> > I *might* be able to add a command line switch which allows you to do this
> > if its of general use.
> We have aprox 300 users who have shell access on the same machine as where
> the cyrus process runs. It would be -very- nice if they wouldn't have to
> enter their username/password whenever they run Pine.
> Pine supports pre-start commands: "ssh-command=/usr/sbin/imapd" is what we
> now use with uw-imapd. They can then access their mail folder without having
> to authenticate themselves.
> bye,
> Chris
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