Cyrus Imap and crypt SQL Passwords?

Derrick J Brashear shadow at
Mon Apr 11 11:55:34 EDT 2005

On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Berger, Stefan (IT- Management) wrote:

> Hi,
> is there a possibility for use crypt mysql passwords with cyrus imap? Is
> there a patch available or any other solution? I've patched the cyrus sasl
> 2.1.19  and this works fine.

Not for any scheme which is hash based, only schemes which take a password 
(e.g. login). Otherwise the one-way crypt is not reversible and you have 
no way to transform the password.

The archives have a pointer to a patch, if this is what you want to do.

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